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Kent Justice Foundation 

August 26, 2002
 

      Ladies & Gentlemen...

         Welcome back to those of you returning and an even bigger welcome to those who are just starting at Chicago-Kent!!  My name is Rebecca Kohn and I am the president of the Kent Justice Foundation - the Public Interest Law Student Organization.  If you are on the KJF mailing list already or you are just passing through scroll down and check us out.  KJF is the largest student organization at Kent and won Student Organization of the Year 2002. If you are interested in public interest or just want to get involved in an organization dedicated to helping the community we are the organization for you!! Our ultimate goal is to raise money to provide fellowships for law students who will be working in non-paying public interest related internships during the summer.  We do this by holding a Fall Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner, bake sales, t-shirt sales and most importantly the KJF Annual Spring Auction!!!  The auction is one of the school's biggest events and you can be part of it!!! We are also involved in various charity walks/runs and other community volunteer projects.  If you have any questions please don't hesitate to email me at rkohn@kentlaw.edu.  I hope to see you at our first meeting. GOOD LUCK THIS YEAR!!!!

Rebecca Kohn  KJF President

 

 

FIRST GENERAL MEETING!!!

PIZZA!!!! PIZZA!!!! PIZZA!!!

Can't make it to one Meeting? Same meeting 2 different    times:

Wednesday August 28 12:10pm Room 345

Thursday August 29 5:10pm Room 547

Are you a 1L interested in being a KJF rep. for  your section?? KJF is looking for a 1L student from each section...email rkohn if you are interested or just want more info on the position!

KJF is also in search of a 1L, 2L, & 3L evening reps.  Please email to find out more!

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First Bake Sale

September 4

3rd floor spak

Interested in Baking or Sitting at the table but can't make it to the First Meeting!?!? Please email KJF President Rebecca Kohn (rkohn@kentlaw.edu) and sign up! All funds raised go directly to KJF's Summer Fellowship Program.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Join KJF in forming a team for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Annual "Light the Night" walk to fight cancer!!  We need at least 10 people to form a team.  If you are interested please email Volunteer Project Coordinator Jason Menard (jmenard@kentlaw.edu). 

The event  is Saturday September 28, 2002 with registration beginning at 5:30pm and the walk starts at 7pm at the Grant Park Museum Campus. Individuals who are able to raise pledges for this event are encouraged to do so. Hope to see you there!!

STAY TUNED FOR INFORMATION ON OTHER WALKS/RUNS....

 

The KJF SPAGHETTI FUNDRAISER DINNER is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday October 16 from 5-7pm.  Mark it on your calendar...it is a great way to meet new people while raising money for a good cause.  Ticket price includes all you can eat spaghetti, salad, breadsticks and desserts as well as all you can DRINK WINE and soda.  

 

DONATE A PHONE & SAVE LIVES!!!

Join KJF and Public Interest Resource Center (PIRC) in the fight against Domestic Violence! Take part in "Call to Protect" a program to collect used cell phones for Victims of Domestic Violence!! All phones will be erased and reprogrammed with emergency numbers- a help line to the outside world. Even if you have a used cell phone you think is broken you can still donate the phone to the program. If you can, include chargers etc. that came with the phone. All donations are tax deductible. If you have a call phone to donate please email KJF President Rebecca Kohn at rkohn@kentlaw.edu to arrange a time to drop off your donation.

 

MORE FUN STUFF

Public Interest Resource Center (PIRC): Are you looking for an opportunity to get involved in community service? Are you interested in pursuing an internship in various kinds of Public Interest Law but you don't know where to start!! Let PIRC do the work for you. PIRC is in Room 654. You tell us what you are looking for, your interests and your goals and we'll find the opportunity that best fits your needs. Stop by Room 654, check out the PIRC Record Page, call 312.906.5089, or email student Advisor Rebecca Kohn (rkohn@kentlaw.edu) or Aaron Garland (agarland@kentlaw.edu) to set up an appointment. Being busy in law school doesn't have to mean that you miss out on the opportunities that interest you most!

KJF is Chicago-Kent's Public Interest Organization...our goal is to raise money for our Summer Fellowship Program so that Law students may pursue an internship in the area of public interest and non-profit organizations. But our mission does not stop there!! KJF has much to participate in from volunteering to charity events and much more. Questions? Have some ideas you'd like to share? Please feel free to email KJF Prez. Rebecca Kohn (rkohn@kentlaw.edu)

Kent Justice Foundation Board 2001-2002

President - Rebecca Kohn

Treasurer - Jessica Webb

Secretary - Janine Rosana

Auction Co-Chairs - Sowmya Bharathi & Aaron Garland

Volunteer Project Coordinators - Erin Shanahan & Jason Menard

3L Rep - Liz Hirsley

3L Rep Evening - 

2L Reps - Stephanie Gordin & Tali Kravitz

2L Rep Evening - 

1L Rep Section A -

1L Rep Section B - 

1L Rep Section C -

1L Rep Evening - 

** Professor Vivien Gross is the Faculty Advisor for KJF.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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