Archive for 2021

October, 2021

Vance Center Pro Bono Director Chairs New Diversity Group

Vance Center Director of Pro Bono Partnerships Jorge Escobedo will chair a new sub-committee addressing diversity among pro bono professionals, as part of the Pro Bono & Legal Services Committee ... Read More

September, 2021

Vance Center Renews Annual Pro Bono Survey for Latin America

Together with Latin Lawyer, the Vance Center has launched the annual pro bono survey for Latin America. Now in its 14th year, the survey is the primary tool to measure the institutionalization an... Read More

September, 2021

Vance Center Presents on Multilateral Development Bank Sanctions and Investigations

Continuing the Africa Legal Fellows bi-monthly webinar series, the Vance Center partnered with Orrick to host a webinar on Multilateral Development Bank (MDB) sanctions and investigations. The at... Read More

September, 2021

Vance Center Receives Major Grants for Key Projects

The U.S. Mission to South Africa awarded the Vance Center a two-year grant to support the advancement of Black women lawyers in the workforce in South Africa. The Vance Center will work with the ... Read More

September, 2021

Vance Center’s Support of Guatemalan Judge Erika Aifán Receives Widespread Coverage

Media in Guatemala and in the region took note of Judge Erika Aifan’s petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) filed on September 7 by her pro bono legal team from King... Read More

September, 2021

Keep Families Together Launches Special Network in Mexico & Task Force for Afghan Refugees

The Vance Center’s Keep Families Together has launched a special network for its operations in Mexico. The sub-network will engage already-committed pro bono lawyers and advocates outside of Me... Read More