Students helping to distribute food at a local food bank.
Public Service Opportunities

Engaging with the greater Hartford community is one of the Law School's core missions. Students, faculty and staff are involved in a variety of public service projects beginning at Orientation. In 2013, the Law School partnered with Hands on Hartford and Elizabeth Park to provide support services aimed at homelessness, park maintenance and school clean up. Our student organizations have developed relationships with local organizations and have provided thousands of pounds of clothing, food, sneakers, coats and school supplies to non-profit agencies.

Students can engage in the following volunteer opportunities:

H.E.L.P., the Homeless Education and Legal Project, matches students with attorneys to provide legal assistance to the homeless population in Hartford.

Iraqi Refugee Assistance Program is designed to provide legal assistance to displaced Iraqi refugees in Connecticut.

Keep the Power On Clinic is a clinic operated by the Center for Children's Advocacy. Students are trained and paired with attorneys to provide assistance to individuals and families who have lost their utilities.

Small Claims Workshop was developed by two students and the office of the commissioner of consumer protection. The workshop provides guidance for individuals representing themselves in the small claims process in Connecticut.

Truancy Prevention Project operates under the guidance of the Center for Children's Advocacy. Student volunteers are trained to handle truancy cases in Hartford.

If you are interested in taking part in any of the activities on campus please contact the appropriate student organization or the Student Services Office.

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