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Research on Legislation Involving Financial Security for Victims of Gender-Based Violence


Summer Associate Opportunity: Assist a non-profit that supports victims of gender-based violence by conducting research on legislation related to survivor financial security.

Referred by:

Jurisdiction(s): All States Excluding: AK; NV; NC; WA; WI; IA; MO; NE
About the Organization: FreeFrom creates pathways to financial security and long-term safety for survivors of gender-based violence.
Legal Entity Type: Nonprofit/Charity
SDG(s): End Poverty, Gender Equality, Good Health and Well Being, Partnerships to achieve the Goals, Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions, Reduced Inequalities
Legal Issue(s):

Summer Associate Opportunity: FreeFrom has compiled a National Survivor Financial Security Policy Map and Scorecard, an online tool that measures how well (and not so well) states have prioritized survivor financial security in their laws. They are now seeking assistance conducting research to find state-level legislation related to survivor financial security that has been introduced in the last two years.

They’d love to have the research completed by August 31, 2022 if possible. This could be a great project for summer associates! Attorneys can pick the jurisdictions they’d like to cover.