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 29, 2018

Vance Center’s Africa Program Team Hosts USAID Power Africa Team

The Vance Center hosted two representatives of Power Africa, David Stonehill, the Enabling Environment Team Leader, and Jonathan Ng, Attorney Advisor. Power Africa is a whole-of-U.S. Government i... Read More

November 29, 2018

Women in the Profession Program Update

The Vance Center’s Women in the Profession program promotes the advancement of women in the Latin American legal profession, through 19 chapters in 18 countries in the region. Read More

November 29, 2018

Vance Center Participates in Business and Human Rights Forum

(United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva | Photo Credit: Sam Bookman) The Vance Center joined over 2000 delegates from across the world at the United Nations Forum on Business... Read More