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Lawyers & Leaders: Incarcerated in Iowa on Sept. 6

The University of Iowa Prison Projects Symposium “Incarcerated in Iowa” takes place on Saturday, September 6. The symposium seeks to foster connections between prisons and the surrounding communities. A schedule and registration information can be found here. Law students who … Continue reading

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Volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County will be tabling in the law school lobby on Sept. 2 and Sept. 9 to talk with law students interested in volunteering as a school mentor who meets with the same student for one … Continue reading

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Volunteers Sought for Cedar Rapids Mock Trial Program

Wilson Middle School in Cedar Rapids is looking for volunteers to assist with Mock Trial.  Volunteers will work with three small classes that meet in the mornings between 8:00 AM and 9:30 AM. Please contact Wilson MS PACT Program Manager Melissa … Continue reading

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New Iowa Law Students Participate in Orientation Service Event

Over 160 new JD, LLM, and exchange students participated in Tuesday’s orientation service event coordinated by the Citizen Lawyer Program.  These newest members of the Iowa Law community were joined by a dozen upper-class leaders and worked with six organizations … Continue reading

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Summer Opportunities with Habitat for Humanity

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers for a number of projects this summer.  View opportunities and sign-up here!

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Habitat for Humanity Furniture Project

Are you moving away from Iowa City and looking for a place to donate your gently used furniture? Consider the Habitat for Humanity Furniture Project! The Furniture Project provides good, gently used furniture (including beds, dressers, tables and chairs) to local … Continue reading

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1Ls and 2Ls: AmeriCorps JD Summer Funding for Students – Deadline May 2

The deadline for students to apply to the AmeriCorps JD program to receive a $1,175 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award has been extended through May 2. AmeriCorps JD is an AmeriCorps-funded program that provides law students with the opportunity to earn … Continue reading

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A Volunteer Hour is Worth $22.55 in 2013

According to Independent Sector, the value of a volunteer hour is valued at $22.55 for 2013, an 41 cent increase from 2012. In Iowa, the value of a volunteer hour is estimated at $20.93. According to the Corporation for National … Continue reading

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