Become a Host Organization

What are the requirements to become a host organization with this initiative?

  • Be a nonprofit organization providing legal services or have legal services offices within a larger multi-service nonprofit.
  • Have supervisory staff with experience in working with children and immigration court.
  • Have supervisory and administrative staff with cultural competence, including Spanish and other language skills, and experience living and working in Latin American countries.
  • Have existing relationships with government and nonprofit organizations so that each Corps member has access to additional resources, including interpreters, pro bono lawyers, support services, law schools, and immigration law training materials and resources.
  • Employ rigorous systems for collecting, reporting, and evaluating data.
  • Contribute in part to a total compensation package of $41,000 for each attorney position; $32,600 for each paralegal position.

 For more information about becoming a host organization, email justiceamericorps@equaljusticeworks.org.