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Thank you to all who donated to this year's raffle to support Oregon Summer Star camps. 

Oregon Summer Star camps offers a week of summer fun and are open to military - connected children from all service branches including National Guard and Reserve, Coast Guard, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, and the United States Public Health Services Commission Corps; however, priority is given to those children who have a parent that has been wounded, ill or injured (medically retired, medically discharged, active duty and reserve); or will have a parent or guardian deployed during a 15-month deployment “window.”  As community reintegration becomes important post-deployment, the Tsuga Community Commission is proud to have developed and integrated Oregon Summer Star, a camp for all of Oregon’s military-connected youth regardless of their family’s deployment / service status.  As Oregonians move into the next decade together, Oregon Summer Star is the custom camp for our youth and teens, to share experiences related to their parent’s military service, belong to a special statewide community and develop individual skills for life after camp.

http://oregonsummerstar.info/

PRO BONO

Classroom Law Project

2018 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Mock Trial Judges & Volunteers

Classroom Law Project is seeking judges and event volunteers for Mock Trial regional competition taking place March 3 at the Multnomah County Courthouse.  If you are interested judging, please contact Cari Zall, Senior Program Manager at czall@classroomlaw.org. If you are available as an event volunteer, please contact Mackendree Thompson, Program & Development Coordinator, at office@classroomlaw.org

Courthouse Experience Tour Guides

We need volunteer guides to facilitate the Courthouse Experience tours. This is the perfect opportunity for people who want to learn more about what goes on in the courtroom. Our guides come from a variety of backgrounds, nonlegal and legal alike. It is a also great fit for retired educators!  We have many volunteers who are lucky enough to work for companies such as Umpqua Bank, Pacific Continental Bank, and The Standard that encourage volunteer service as part of the work day. If you are interested, please contact office@classroomlaw.org.

Law Day Volunteers

Join us as a Facilitator on May 9, 2018 at Portland State University.  Facilitators sit in on fascinating seminars while making sure the workshops run smoothly and on-time.  Law Day is Classroom Law Project’s annual conference for high school students. Law Day is a fun day of energizing and thought-provoking seminars at Portland State University for 9th-12th grader.  If you are interested volunteering as a Facilitator, please contact office@classroomlaw.org.

Other Opportunities

Do you have a pro bono event that you would like featured on the ABA Pro Bono Events Calendar, whether supporting Access to Justice or Veteran’s in particular? The ABA offers a pro bono submission portal where you can post your pro bono event. Check it out here:

https://www.probono.net/celebrateprobono/events/event-form

You can also find upcoming pro bono events offered by state through the ABA pro bono page here:

https://www.probono.net/celebrateprobono/events/

NFPA Pro Bono Committee adopts the ABA Veteran’s Legal Services Initiative! 

Check out the information on the ABA’s website discussing the Veteran’s Legal Services Initiative.

Here is a list of Pro Bono Resources for Veterans available by state from the ABA at: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/committees/veterans_benefits/pro_bono_resources_for_veterans.html

Questions, suggestions or comments? Contact the OPA Pro Bono Co-Chairs, Kelley Chaney, RP® and Sam Blair, CRP



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