UVA Law Alternative Spring Break 2017 Application
Thank you for your interest in spending your spring break volunteering at one of these great organizations!

You will be able to choose up to 4 trips that you are interested in, and will be assigned according to preference on a first-come, first serve basis and according to which trips have enough interest.

You can also sign up to serve as the trip leader. Trip leaders act as the main point of contact for the host organization and coordinate, though are not solely responsible for, team planning activities including logistics and fundraising.

Please note that if you are accepted for a trip, there will be a $50 seat deposit that will be refunded in full provided you have gone on the trip.

More information about the program for those unable to attend the informational sessions can be found at: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1TnFyUPGlOBtXq0cB6VvIq9d_MaPjyClum14yljPkzdU/edit?usp=sharing

Direct any questions to skl2tb@virginia.edu.
DEADLINE: Friday, November 18 at 5:00 pm.

Name *
Email *
Class Year
Are you interested in being a team leader?
Host Organizations
1. Catholic Charities, Washington DC
- General civil legal aid work. Spanish speakers preferred. https://www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/legalnetwork
- Team Size: 2
2. Orleans Public Defenders, New Orleans LA
- State level criminal defense.http://www.opdla.org/
- Team Size: 5
3. Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Charlottesville VA
- General civil legal aid work. http://cvlas.org/
- Team Size: 2
4. Office of the Attorney General, Richmond VA
- Criminal prosecution. The trip is geared towards students with an interest in prosecution or law enforcement. http://www.oag.state.va.us/
- Team Size: 5-10
5. Mississippi Center for Justice, Biloxi MS
- General civil legal aid work. http://www.mscenterforjustice.org/
- Team Size: Up to 10
6. Legal Aid Justice Center, Charlottesville VA
- General civil legal aid work. https://www.justice4all.org/
- Team Size: 2
7. DC Public Defender, Washington DC
- State level criminal defense. http://www.pdsdc.org/
- Team Size: Up to 10
8. Council for Children's Rights, Charlotte NC
- Child advocacy and representation across a variety of legal fields. http://www.cfcrights.org/
- Team Size: Up to 3
9. Center for Death Penalty Litigation, Durham NC
- Represents clients on death row. https://cdpl.org/
- Team Size: 2
10. National Center for Lesbian Rights, Washington DC
- Policy work for the LGBT community, including commenting on proposed regulations and advocating for legislation. http://www.nclrights.org/
- Team Size: 2-3
11. Norfolk Public Defenders, Norfolk VA
- Federal criminal defense. http://vae.fd.org/
- Team Size: 2
12. Church World Services, Greensboro NC
- Immigration, refugee, and asylum legal assistance. http://cwsglobal.org/our-work/refugees-and-immigrants/supporting-immigrants/legal-services/
- Team Size: 2-4
13. Appalachian Citizen's Law Center, Whitesburg KY
- Legal work surrounding mining issues, including safety, health, and environmental work. https://appalachianlawcenter.org/
- Team Size: 3-4

Rank your preferences from first to fourth choice *
Why do you want to go on an ASB trip? (200-300 words) *
Is the DC Public Defender's Office or the Attorney General's Office among your choices?
DC Public Defenders: Please submit a resume
Attorney General's Office: Please submit a resume and writing sample.
- Note to 1Ls: the writing sample can be one of your LRW memos from this semester.

Please send documents to skl2tb@virginia.edu and note which trip(s) they are for.

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