Mississippi Center for Justice – EJW Fellowship 2018-20

Jackson, Biloxi or Indianola, MS

Mississippi Center for Justice seeks current 3L law students or recent graduates interested in working with us to develop fellowship applications such as those offered by Skadden, Equal Justice Works, New Voices, and other law school-based fellowship opportunities. The Center is especially interested in developing projects having to do with community economic development
and/or housing on the Gulf Coast; consumer protection and health issues in Jackson; and/or educational advocacy in the Mississippi Delta. The Center has offices in Jackson, Biloxi and Indianola, where we work on racial and economic justice in the areas of predatory lending, healthcare, housing and education. More information about the Center can be found at:

Application Deadline: July 25, 2017

Practice Areas
Children/Education/Juvenile Issues, Community Economic Development, Health Law/HIV-AIDS
Issues, Fair Housing, Affordable Housing, Economic Justice/Consumer Protection, Re-Entry

Application Instructions
For fellowship applications due in September (e.g., Equal Justice Works Fellowships and Skadden Fellowships), please submit letters of interest and a resume no later than July 25, 2017 to the contact person below by e-mail. Interest in submitting applications to funders with later deadlines should be submitted no later than 1 month prior to that funder’s deadline. However, expressions of interest to the Center about any externally-funded positions are strongly encouraged as early as possible. We look forward to hearing from people interested in working for racial and economic justice in the Deep South.

Contact Information
Beth Orlansky
Advocacy Director
Phone: 769-230-2838
P. O. Box 1023
Jackson, MS 39215-1023

By Andrea Montague
Andrea Montague Career / Student Development Consultant Andrea Montague