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Street Law, Inc.

Over 40 years of educating about law, democracy, and human rights

26 Apr, 2017

2017 Street Law Awards Dinner

6:00 PM The Fairmont Washington D.C.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Join us in Washington for Street Law's annual Awards Dinner! This annual event generates essential support for our programs while celebrating Street Law champions from around the world.   Due to the incredible support of our sponsors and host committee, the Awards Dinner is currently sold out! If you would like to purchase tickets or a table, we would be happy to put you on our waiting list. Alternatively, you can still sponsor the event by purchasing an advertisement in the event program. Please contact Ben Steele  for more information about sponsorships or tickets. Read more

26 Apr, 2017

Best Practices Workshop for Diversity Pipeline Programs - 2017

4:00 PM The Fairmont, Washington, D.C.

Last year, Street Law's Legal Diversity Pipeline programs took place at more than 100 locations across the U.S.! Legal professionals at companies, law firms, and ACC chapters across the country are delivering innovative and exciting programs for thousands of high school students each year. Join Street Law and our national diversity pipeline partners, ACC and NALP, for our annual Best Practices workshop. You'll have the chance to meet and collaborate with other professionals participating in our Legal Diversity Pipeline programs. Celebrate successes with other participants and reinvigorate your program with new ideas! Read more

2 Aug, 2017

2017 Teaching for Civic Engagement Seminar

9:00 AM Holland & Knight 800 17th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20006

On August 2-3, 2017, Street Law will bring a group of Washington, D.C.-area secondary teachers together for professional development designed to give teachers exciting, interactive strategies that will engage students in civics and government lessons. Topics will include: current public issues in civics and government   required government and civics content   engaging strategies for building students’ civic skills  like constructing arguments, evaluating claims, deliberating, negotiating, and taking action. This Seminar will be held in Washington, D.C. We’ll provide breakfast and lunch on both days and a vast array of classroom-ready resources to take home. Teachers from DC public and charter schools are eligible to receive a scholarship in conjunction with their attendance. Teachers in the Metro-DC area are also welcome to participate. This seminar is funded by generous anonymous donors. Read more

22 Sep, 2017

2017 Chicago Community College Faculty Development Seminar

8:30 AM Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Street Law, Inc.—in collaboration with the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, the ABA Division for Public Education, and the Democracy Commitment—is offering a faculty development seminar for community college professors who are interested in developing a law-based civics program at their colleges. The program involves innovative classroom instruction and community-based learning. Read more