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Providing Youth-Related Legal

Rights Education and Advocacy

- RWU Law students have taught over 200 youth in low-income communities about their legal rights

and responsibilities through Street Law.

- Researched and drafted a memorandum of law regarding administrative law issues related to homeless youth

obtaining picture identification at the DMV office, a requirement identified as a barrier to sitting for the GED exam.

- Advice provided to local non-profit serving youth on the legal rights of youth wishing to re-enter high school

after dropping out.

PROJECTS

COMMUNITY PARTNER LAW FIRM PARTNER

YEAR

Street Law

Community Prep; Central High

School; Blackstone Academy;

Woonsocket High School; The

Met School (Newport); Blessed

Sacrament School; The Prov-

idence Explorers Program;

Providence YMCA; Hope High

School; Classical High School;

Youth Pride; Woonsocket Youth

Center

Dianne Baron, Esq.

2013-present

GED/DMV Homeless

Youth Advocacy

Providence Youth Student

Movement

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

2008-2009

Year Up - Criminal Law and

Expungement Presentations

Year Up - Providence

Burns & Levinson LLP

Whelan, Corrente, Kinder &

Siket LLP

2011-2014

2014-2015

PRO BONO HOURS

Youth-Related Legal Rights

Education and Advocacy

Attorney Hours:

65

RWU Law Student Hours:

712

at least 80% of the

civil legal needs of low-income americans

are not being met.