qwe Mission Statement for the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center - Loyola University New Orleans

Gillis Long Poverty Law Center

The Gillis Long Poverty Law Center promotes legal research and education about the problems of poor people and assists those providing legal services to those unable to afford representation. The Gillis Long Poverty Long Center finances a variety of educational and service programs at the law school including: student summer internships in law offices that provide legal services to the poor; opportunities for law students to do pro bono work for the poor while in law school; loan forgiveness assistance to graduates providing legal assistance to the poor; scholarships and financial support for the Loyola Public Interest Law Journal; as well as lectures and other public interest awards and events.