Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education
Foundation Top StoriesCongratulations to all the amazing teams that participated in the state We the People Championship on Saturday, January 9th, 2016.
This year we had ten high school teams competing and nine middle school showcase teams. The 400+ individuals demonstrated their civic knowledge to a variety of judges. Congratulations to the following teams:
1st Place - Corona del Sol High School
2nd Place - Skyline High School
3rd Place - Hamilton High School
4th Place - Marcos de Niza High School
Thank you to the, over 70, volunteers that helped make this event a huge success. Best of luck to Corona del Sol at nationals!
A Justice Hero - Skip Skinner
This past October, Arizona and our justice system lost an amazing person – Skip Skinner. The Foundation has honored Skip for several years as a top pro bono attorney, though his work with Southern Arizona Legal Aid, and this summer, he was awarded our top pro bono award – the
Obtaining a driver’s license is an exciting rite of passage for most teens. During this academy, participants will learn interactive ways to educate students on responsible driving. Participants will receive a variety of materials and curricula that will cover issues such as DUI, Road Rage, Distracted Driving, and Drag Racing. These lessons and activities will assist them in preparing students to become safe and responsible drivers.
We have partnered with many entities in Arizona to best compile all the pro bono opportunities available. Want to take a case? The agencies to work with are listed here. Want to write an article? We have a calendar of Guest Writer opportunities for you to view!
Coming Soon! April Drive for Justice Event
The Foundation will be hosting their 2nd Drive for Justice Golf Tournament on April 23rd at Moon Valley Golf Course. If you are interested in playing OR sponsoring please contact us at 602-340-7268.