February Pro Bono Newsletter
Valentine's Day Candy Gram Sale: The Pro Bono Board will be selling "Candy Grams" to celebrate Valentine's Day. Candy Grams can be purchased for $1.00 each, and sent to your valentine with a personalized message. Candy Grams will be sold in the Commons during Lunch between Monday, February 10th and Thursday, the 13th. The Candy Grams will be delivered on Friday, February 14th, to their intended recipients.
Pro Bono Board Tabling Schedule: The Pro Bono Board will be tabling in the Commons every Thursday from 12:10-12:50. Board members will be on hand each week to field questions about pro bono opportunities and projects.
Ask a Lawyer Day: The Pro Bono Board will be hosting an Ask a Lawyer Day event on March 1, 2014, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Students interested in volunteering during the event can sign up by contacting Daniel Dziuban.
Call for Ask a Lawyer Day Project Coordinator: Additionally, any 1L or 2L student interested in becoming a Project Coordinator for future Ask a Lawyer Days should also email Daniel Dziuban or The Pro Bono Board.
Upcoming Conferences and Events: There are a couple upcoming conferences that may be of interest to students:
• Intersect: Diversity and Leadership Conference. Intersect is a two-day opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to look at the disciplines of diversity, leadership, and the cross-sections of the two. Intersect will take place on Friday, February 21st and Saturday, February, 22nd, at Elon University, Main Campus. The conference is FREE to Elon Students, but registration is required. Students can register here.
• Refuse to Do Nothing: Human Trafficking Education and Awareness Series. A number of educational presentations on the issue of human trafficking will be held at various locations across Greensboro, over the next several months. The next event will be held on February 15th, from 9:00am to 11:30am at Grace Community Church. For more information about the series, including sign up information, visit their website here.
4All 2014: The Seventh Annual 4All Day of Service will be held on March 7, 2014 from 7am-7pm. Interested students have the opportunity to chose their specific time, shift, and call center. More for information on the event and signing up, students can visit the NC Bar Association's website here.
2014 AARP Tax Assistance Program: The 2014 AARP Tax Assistance Program begins on February 4, 2014 and repeats every Tuesday and Thursday until April 15, 2014. Assistance will be offered between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm at the Bank of America building. For more information, please contact Brian Park at email@example.com
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