Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education
Foundation Top Stories
To give teachers, attorneys and students a little extra time this busy year, we have extended the nomination deadline to March 15, 2014. Visit the corresponding award pages for more information!
2013-2014 Annual Arizona We the People State Competition
The Foundation hosted our annual Arizona We the People State Competition, funded by the Arizona Supreme Court, on January 11, 2014 at Grand Canyon University. The top ten high school teams from the Regional level Competitions competed in the simulated hearings. Corona del Sol, our State Champions, will advance on to Nationals in April. Congratulations to all of the schools who competed and showcased. Click here to see the list of teams and state competition rankings.
Access to Justice 3rd Quarter Report
During the first half of 2013: Nearly 200,000 people have visited one of the three legal information websites; the Legal LEARN contact center has received over 7,000 calls; 627 students participated in the We the People competition; and, for a complete report - Click Below. 3rd qtr 2013
The Foundation has been honored with the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility for its use of flexibility and other aspects of workplace effectiveness as a workplace strategy to increase business and employee success. This prestigious award, part of the national When Work Works project administered by Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), recognizes employers of all sizes and types across the country.
The Arizona Attorney General's Office has made funding available to offer legal assistance to many Arizonans hurting from the foreclosure crisis that swept our nation over the last several years. for more information about services that are available, please follow the link in the the title above.
Looking for an Internship?
The Foundation has several internship opportunities available including accounting, legal services, and law related education. Contact the Foundation for more information. intern program description2
2 Important Reports from 2013 on Legal Aid
The Foundation had two important reports created in 2013. The Legal Need study shows the real legal issues facing Arizonans currently. The SROI report - Social Return on Investment - shows that for every DOLLAR invested in legal aid, the economy sees a SIX DOLLAR return! 2013 The Legal Need of Arizona CSACO SROI Report reduced
The Foundation is very proud of the wonderful awards luncheon, the award recipients and speeches! Click to read the speeches and watch award videos