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Kent Justice Foundation 

November 11, 2002
 

      Ladies & Gentlemen...

  Many apologies for the lack of an updated webpage. We did really well at the Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner and raised $800.  Again thanks to all of you who helped out and came out in support!!  Quite a few opportunities this November so remember to keep an eye out for upcoming events.  We are also putting together a Public Interest Law Journal. Interested? read more below!

 

Have a Great Week!!

Rebecca Kohn   KJF Prez.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

November's KJF Volunteer Opportunity

Together with Women In Law society we will be helping out at the Starlight Foundation...

When: Saturday, November 16th is a very busy day for Starlight.

Time: 9:00-12:00

Where: Entertaining Company - 1640 West Walnut Street (just west of Ashland and a block away from Lake)

What: They are baking 4,000 of our 7,000 pies. Those that are helping will be assembling the festive pie
boxes, counting them, marking whether they are for chocolate brownie pies, apple pies or pumpkin
pies. These folks will also be helping with the tissue and packing the pies. We will be helping at
Entertaining Company from 9 am to 5 pm. It is always fun here and a great team effort -- and the
smells are amazing from the kitchen -- tasting is always fun too. We need 10 to 15 people all day
here.

For more information on Starlight: www.starlightmidwest.org.

Questions, email: eshanahan@kentlaw.edu.

 

Chicago-Kent's Public Interest Law Journal

Are you interested in writing about today's laws and how they effect the underrepresented? Do you want to participate in the creation of a Journal that brings together the political, economic and social realities of today?  If yes, this is the place to be.  Whether you want to write or edit or just lend a helping hand please join us on this new venture.

The first meeting will be scheduled soon. stayed tuned for more details!!

More information please email Rebecca Kohn (rkohn@kentlaw.edu)

 

 

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 -Kevin Raica & Tali Kravitz

2L Rep Evening - 

1L Rep Section A - Ylda Kopka

1L Rep Section B - 

1L Rep Section C -  Robyn Kish

1L Rep Evening - Dan Rosen

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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