Blog Archives for May 2016

My experiences assisting veterans with PTSD and other mental health conditions

May 30, 2016

This guest blog post was written by 2014 Equal Justice Works Fellow, Tiffany Kelley.

"After my military sexual trauma, I spent 13 years trying to find a way to get the benefits I deserve. I found an article on GQ with contact info for the National Veterans Legal Services Program and decided to give it one last shot. The team has worked thoroughly with me, giving me hope that we can finally rectify this traumatic experience."—Message to Tiffany Kelley from a male survivor

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2016 Equal Justice Works Public Interest Award Winners!

May 18, 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural 2016 Equal Justice Works Public Interest Awards! 

This year's winners exemplify what it takes to be a public interest law superstar, providing extraordinary service to their communities through pro bono projects, student-run organizations, law school clinics, internships, and more.

The Equal Justice Works Public Interest Awards are presented to current law students of Equal Justice Works member schools who show a demonstrated commitment to public interest law and pro bono work. Special consideration is given to law students who make a lasting impact on their communities.


Check out the winners below!


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Equal Justice Works Welcomes Sara Morello as Executive Vice President

May 12, 2016

CONTACTS: Annie Hughes
Annie Hughes, Interim Director of Marketing and Communications
Phone: 202-466-3686





Washington, D.C., May 12th, 2016 – Equal Justice Works is pleased to announce that Sara Morello will be joining the organization’s senior leadership team as its new Executive Vice President, effective July 2016. Ms. Morello has extensive nonprofit management experience working to advance social justice issues in the United States and internationally, and holds an unwavering commitment to Equal Justice Works’ mission of creating a just society by mobilizing the next generation of public interest lawyers.

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