Host Organizations for AmeriCorps JD

The organizations listed below are great resources for finding a placement for AmeriCorps JD, although this is not meant to be an exclusive list.

Please use the provided contact information below and clearly state that you are looking for a potential host site for your summer of service experience. Click here for sample letters for each program to send to listed contacts. The sites listed are familiar with the program and are actively seeking candidates for this summer. Each site may have a different method of screening applicants interested in being hosted. You may express interest to multiple sites but must select and secure one placement before applying for AmeriCorps JD.

After you've secured your host organization, visit our program page to prepare your application.

Host Sites: If you are interested in being listed on this page, please contact americorpsjd@equaljusticeworks.org

justice AmeriCorps (serving unaccompanied immigrant children)

Contact: Jessica Ramos
Location: Dayton, Ohio
 
Contact: Yesenia Arocha
Location: Miami, Florida
 
Contact: Jennifer Bensman
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
 
Contact: Cheryl Martinez-Gloria
Location: Denver, Colorado
 
Contact: Jaime Trevino
Location: Dallas, Texas
 
Contact: Timothy Keohane
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
 
Contact: Kristie-Anne Padron
Location: Miami, Florida
 
Contact: Golden McCarthy
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
 
Contact: Elizabeth Yaeger
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Contact: Christina Iturralde
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
 
Contact: Jennifer Jaimes
Location: Baltimore, Maryland 
 
Contact: Elizabeth Badger
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
 
Contact: Carrey Wong
Location: Newark, New Jersey
 
Contact: Janet Gwilym
Location: Seattle, Washington
 
Contact: Carlo Chialastri (Main Office) and Maureen Kelleher (Collier County Office)
Location: Plantation, Florida
 
Contact: Lisa Diefenderfer
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
 
Contact: Steffi Ostrowski
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
 
Contact: Sarah Valdes
Location: Austin & San Antonio, Texas
 
Contact: Emily Brock
Location: Denver, Colorado
 
Contact: Emily Abraham
Location: Oakland, California
 
Contact: Sarah Brenes
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Contact: Anne Hornsby
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
 
Contact: Karen Brokaw
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
 
Contact: Daniel Thomann (in Chicago Office)
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
 

Veterans Legal Corps 

Contact: Janet Boswell
Location: Toledo, Ohio
 
Contact: Michelle Stevens
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
 
Contact: Elizabeth Boyle
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
 
Contact: Kathryn Socha
Location: Chicago, Illinois
 
Contact: Susan Zielke
Location: East St. Louis, Illinois
 
Contact: Elizabeth Wehner
Location:  Berkeley, West Virginia
 
Contact: Elizabeth Wehner
Location: Clarksburg, West Virginia
 
Contact: Meagen Agnew and Neva-Marie Polley
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
 
Contact: Keith McCafferty
Location: Bath, New York
 
Contact: Keith McCafferty
Location: Geneva, New York
 
Contact: Keith McCafferty
Location: Jamestown, New York
 
Contact: Keith McCafferty
Location: Rochester, New York
 
Contact: Margaret Moores
Location: Miami, Florida
 
Contact: Raquel Bonilla
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
 
Lone Star Legal Aid
Contact: Sonia Lopez
Location: Houston, Texas
 
Contact: Pamela Marx
Location: Los Angeles, California
 
Contact: Dianna Schwartz
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Contact: Thomas Moore
Location: Washington, DC
 
Contact: Yisroel Schulman
Location: New York City, New York
 
Contact: Leo Flor
Location: Seattle, Washington
 
Contact: Elisabeth Horrell
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
 
Contact: Stephen Downey
Location: San Francisco, California
 
Contact: Stephen Downey
Location: Los Angeles, California
 
Contact: Stephen Downey
Location: San Francisco, California
 
Contact: Leigh Ferrin
Location: Santa Ana, California
 
Contact: Felicia Wilcox
Location: Gainesville, Florida
 
Contact: Vanessa Alpizar
Location: Coral Gables, Florida
 
Contact: Pamela S. Glean
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
 
Contact:  Courtney Smith
Location: Washington, DC
Contact: Coco Culhane
Location: New York, New York
 
Contact: Patty Roberts
Location: Williamsburg, Virginia
 

Employment Opportunity Legal Corps (removing legal barriers to employment)

Contact: Juan Baez
Location: Philadelphia, PA
 
Contact: Cynthia Cornelius
Location: Chicago, Illinois
 
Contact: Elise Logemann
Location: Denver, Colorado
 
Contact: Pauline Quirion
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
 
Contact: Meagen Agnew
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
 
Contact: Kesha James
Location: Norristown, Pennsylvania
 
Contact: Keith McCafferty
Location: Geneva, New York
 
Contact: Raquel Bonilla
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
 
Contact: Lisa Maddux
Location: Houston, Texas
 
Contact: Beth Orlansky
Location: Jackson, Mississippi
 
Contact: Kris Bergstrom- Norwood and Jennifer Jeans
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
 
Contact: Williams Friedman
Location: New York, New York
 
Contact: Leah Ashe
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
 
Contact: Stephen Downey
Location: San Francisco, California
 
Contact: Stephen Downey
Location: Watsonville, California
 
Contact: Mike Lee
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Contact: Jack Cahoon
Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
Contact: Pam Moran
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Contact: Bethan Eynon
Location: Durham, North Carolina
 
Contact: Antoinette Balta
Location: Santa Ana, California
 
Contact: Amy Nelson
Location: Washington, D.C.
 

Disaster Legal Corps (serve victims of disaster)

Contact: Saundra Brown
Location: Houston, Texas
 
Contact: Jack Cohoon and Elliot Tait
Location: South Carolina
 

Elder Justice AmeriCorps (serve victims of elder abuse)

Contact: Debra Weinberg
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Contact: Melony Lockwood
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
 
Contact: Dipti Singh and Gus May
Location: Los Angeles, California
 
Contact: Caroline Manley
Location: Chicago, Illinois
 
Contact: Betsey Crimmins
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
 
Contact: Scott Hartsook
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
 
Contact: Sylvia Jones
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
 
Contact: Heather Hersh
Location: Jonesboro, Arkansas
 
Contact: Margaret Schaefer
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
 
Contact: Jeff Reed and Jeffrey P. Nieznanski
Location: Geneva, New York
 
Contact: Carolina Lombardi
Location: Miami, Florida
 
Contact: Bennett Downey
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
 
Contact: Heather Keegan
Location: Houston, Texas
 
Contact: Catherine Longkumer
Location: Chicago, Illinois
 
Contact: Mike Black
Location: Helena, Montana
 
Contact: Matthew Ornstein
Location: Washington, DC
 
Contact: Camille Zentner
Location: New York, New York
 
Contact: Natalie L. Grossman
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
 
Contact: Chris Coleman
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
 
Contact: Ashley Holliday
Location: Jackson, Tennessee
 
Contact: Beth Ann Richlen
Location: Wausau, Wisconsin

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