Attorneys and paralegals who do pro bono work or who are involved in Colorado's legal aid community, law school faculty and students in public service clinics, and social service advocates involved in legal aid are encouraged to join. Non-members click on Civil Law and then on Join this Area. Current members click on 'Login', top right. Once a member, choose Civil Law.
Why Pro Bono?
Interested in doing pro bono work? Go to this website and sign up today, or email your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watch this video for inspiration from Colorado Access to Justice community members statewide, including the current and former Colorado Supreme Court Justices.
Want to learn more about the what and how of pro bono work in Colorado? Go to this website!
Request an Interpreter for a Court Hearing or Appointment
You can request an interpreter by using this online form. Please make your request at least five days prior to either.
Tough Choices about Homelessness
"It's one thing to feel bad for homeless people; it's another to be forced into their shoes. Advertising agency McKinney has teamed up with Urban Ministries of Durham (UMD), a non-profit based in North Carolina, to create SPENT, an online game that guides users through what it feels like to be homeless" Click here to try out the simulation.
Transitioning In and Out of Poverty
Slightly more than half of the U.S. population experiences poverty at some time before age 65. This report by the Urban Institute explores how, when, and why the condition of poverty is cyclical within our society as well as the long and short term trends of living in poverty.
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Mobile App for Pro Bono Recruitment and Training
Want to sign up for a case or other pro bono work on your mobile device? Click here to access the app. CLS also has an additional site to help you understand the benefits of and processes involved to do pro bono work. Visit this site for more information.
Collaborative ID Project Assists Needy with Name Changes
Colorado Legal Services, along with two other non-profits and the Denver Department of Human Services, is managing a special project to assist low-income individuals who need help obtaining a state ID or a birth certificate. Learn more about the ID Project here.
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