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THE
VANCE
CENTER

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 30, 2022

Vance Center Panels Consider Free Trade and Empowerment of Women Lawyers

As part of its African Legal Fellows webinar series, the Vance Center organized with the law firm Oraro & Company Advocates a webinar –“The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AFCF... Read More

November 30, 2022

Vance Center Engages at the International Bar Association

Vance Center program leaders convened events at the International Bar Association annual conference, highlighting work on diversity, pro bono practice, and the rule of law.  Lawyers attending ga... Read More

October 31, 2022

Vance Center Celebrates Key Founders

The Vance Center commemorated its 20th anniversary by celebrating founders of the organization, particularly two key programs. More than 100 participants attended an evening event, representing l... Read More