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If/When/How connects our community of law students and legal professionals with organizations who have legal needs but no legal team. Our volunteers have the opportunity to directly engage with issues at the forefront of reproductive justice and have a meaningful impact at the local, state, or national level.
Thanks to individuals like you who have dedicated their time and skills to advancing reproductive justice, hundreds of hours of pro-bono support have already made a huge difference for organizations across the country.
Does your organization want to connect with our volunteers? Learn more.
Legal Research Initiative
Through the Legal Research Initiative (LRI), volunteer law students and legal professionals work on a variety of legal research projects that we develop in-house or with partner organizations. The LRI serves a diverse group of organizations working at all intersections of reproductive justice, such as immigration, disability, incarceration, and environmental justice. Volunteers provide meaningful legal support to national-scale and grassroots organizations working every day to achieve reproductive justice in their communities.
Judicial Bypass Project
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Currently, 37 states have parental notification laws that impose an onerous process on minors seeking abortions who choose not to inform their parents, or who cannot notify their parents. Minors may fall into the latter category for a variety of reasons, including placement in foster care or having incarcerated parents, parents who are overseas, or parents in the military. Our Judicial Bypass Project connects volunteer law students and attorneys with research and representation opportunities to assist minors seeking abortions in these states.
SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE
Our community thrives because we learn from each other. We are always looking for:
- Dynamic and engaging speakers for our national conferences and events
- Experts on cutting edge reproductive justice issues who can work with us on new programming
- Attorneys who want to connect with and mentor members of their local If/When/How chapter;
- New voices to highlight on our blog and publications that want to highlight us
If you’d like to get involved, please contact us.