The Vance Center provides pro bono legal representation to dozens of social justice organizations and engages hundreds of law firms in this worldwide work, while promoting diversity in the legal profession.

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Areas Of Practice

We provide pro bono legal representation worldwide to dozens of NGOs and international governmental bodies in three areas: human rights and access to justice; environment; and good governance.

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Our Programs

The Vance Center engages lawyers in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, as well as the United States, to enhance diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, as well as pursue social justice through pro bono practice.

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November 27, 2023

Vance Center Organizes Dialogue on Rights of LGBTQ+ Persons in Venezuela

As part of its ongoing efforts to bolster dialogue and advocacy on LGBTQ+ rights in Venezuela, the Vance Center coordinated a dialogue with the IACHR Rapporteur and Venezuelan civil society or... Read More

November 22, 2023

Vance Center Leads International Delegation to Guatemala

The Vance Center led a delegation to Guatemala on November 6-7, 2023, to analyze the current state of the judiciary and rule of law and offer recommendations for the coming months.

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November 15, 2023

Vance Center Secures New Funding for Regional and Global Work

The Vance Center has received additional support for important initiatives on judicial independence in Central America and equity and inclusion in South Africa.

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