Champions for Justice

FriJan26
Omni Providence HotelHas CostRegistration Required

Please join us for a special evening to celebrate and support the students, alumni, partners and friends whose exceptional devotion to social justice increases access to justice for all.

Friday, January 26, 2018
Omni Providence Hotel
One West Exchange Street

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Champions for Justice Reception 6:00 p.m.
Join us as we shine a light on RWU Law students and alumni and celebrate their dedication to serving low-income and disenfranchised communities in New England and around the country. 

Dinner & Awards 6:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
We will applaud the accomplishments of our 2017 Champions for Justice award recipients and salute the meaningful differences they have made.

Public Interest Law Auction - 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
A new twist on an annual tradition bringing together the Bench and Bar to raise funds in support of social justice programs. Items will include one-of-a-kind experiences designed to connect members of the legal community with law students and one another!

This year's Public Interest Auction will feature opportunities to connect with the RWU Law community of champions. Each of the items auctioned this evening will focus on strengthening professional connections and building new relationships. Tonight is not about auctioning “stuff.” Instead, most of the auction items are “experience packages” featuring individuals who share our mission of public service, access to justice and the value of experiential education.

Registration is required for this event. Tickets will not be available at the door. Online registration closes on Friday, January 20, 2017.

Champions for Justice is quickly becoming a hallmark of the Rhode Island legal landscape, and we are proud to count so many as friends and supporters of the Law School. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the many social justice programs within RWU Law:

    Alternative Spring Break

    Pro Bono Collaborative

    Public Interest Clinical Externships

    Public Interest Summer Stipends

    RWU Law Clinics




Event Tickets:
$25 Law Student
$75 Public Interest Attorneys (non-profits, gov't, legal services)
$75 Law Alumni (classes 2012-2016 only for young alumni rate)
$125 Individual

Table sponsorships available. Please contact Christine Parker at cparker@rwu.edu or 401-254-3205

A portion of your ticket purchase will benefit the many social justice programs at RWU Law. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law. Thank you for your support. 

For event registration questions, please contact the Office of Special Events at events@rwu.edu or 401-254-3166.

For event and package details, visit law.rwu.edu/go/cfj or search #RWULawChampions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

We look forward to an exciting evening.

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