Social Justice Initiatives (SJI) provides career services and programming for students and graduates interested in public interest, international human rights, public service/government, and legal volunteer work. SJI also implements and oversees Columbia Law School's Pro Bono Program, which connects students with attorney-supervised projects in the public good, as well as the Law School's Guaranteed Summer Funding Program.
News from SJI
Shaw cofounded Time's Up and has worked to increase opportunities for people of color in law. Schiller's accomplishments include supporting the study of human rights law at Columbia and, as a university trustee, working against gender-based misconduct on campus.Read More
Professor Crenshaw, a leading scholar of civil rights, introduced the concept of intersectionality to the national dialogue.Read More
The Jerome L. Greene Clinical Professor of Law and the students in her Immigrants’ Rights Clinic represent individuals and families seeking asylum and advocate for migrants across the country.Read More