People of Color Travel Stipend Application [NLG #Law4thePeople 2019]
The United People of Color Caucus (TUPOCC), the Anti-Racism Committee, and the National Office (NO) of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) are pleased to announce the 2019 travel stipends for law students, legal workers, and recent graduates of color to attend the NLG #Law4thePeople Convention October 16-20 in Durham, NC. (Learn more at

The travel stipend application deadline is midnight PST on August 15, 2019. There will be no extensions permitted. LGBTQIA, and persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applicants will receive a decision on their requested funding by September 1, 2019. To minimize costs, we *strongly encourage* you to make travel reservations at the earliest time possible. Applicants who receive funding will be asked to provide itineraries and receipts prior to receiving a reimbursement check.

We look forward to reviewing your application!

To learn more about TUPOCC, visit the NLG website ( and Facebook (


(1) This online application may not "autosave"; the applicant should be prepared to complete the entire application in one session.
(2) Submission of an application for the People of Color Stipend has no bearing on registration for the National Convention; applicants for the stipend will need to also register for the convention via
(3) The applicant is required to share certain personal information. TUPOCC and the National Lawyers Guild will not willingly or knowingly share this information with third parties.
(4) The applicant will not receive reimbursement from the NO until the convention, where they will pick up their check.

If you have any questions, please email NLG Director of Research and Education Traci Yoder at

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