Fulfilling a social justice mission

Fulfilling a social justice mission

“Loyola’s Day of Service is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about legal aid organizations and Chicago communities, to serve others, and to meet new classmates,” says Carrie Seleman, a Loyola 2L who organized the gardening project at Growing Homes.

Loyola University Chicago School of Law is committed to the Jesuit tradition of service to others and provides numerous opportunities for students to use their skills to help those in need.  From clinical programs to student groups, there are many ways for students to engage in public interest work during law school. 

More than 60 first-year law students participated this year in Loyola’s 2017 Day of Service, which was held during orientation in August.  Upper class student leaders introduced 1Ls to activities that reached across the city and included work with legal aid organizations and community-based programs. 

2017 Day of Service activities included:

For more information on Loyola’s Center for Public Interest, click here.

A special thanks to Loyola law students Carrie Seleman, Jordan Hall, Megan Harkins, Candice Dundy, Ian Stukel-Fallon, Brianna Jenkins, Jalyn Mitchell, Amber Carpenter, and Jennifer Zymslo for their leadership role in organizing the 2017 Day of Service activities.