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Law Students, Paralegals and Researchers

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NEW VISION ORGANIZATION INC

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NVO seeks Law Students and Paralegals, to assist incarcerated first-time offenders of any offense who are serving Life/LWOP, with legal issues and research. Prisoners who committed their first offense before the age of twenty--five years (25 ), who have thus far, served twenty years or more. and who were never afforded a second chance at freedom, subsequent to the ongoing stereotypical views of prisoners. Interested parties can contact: Leonna Abraham Brandao at nvopres@verizon.net

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About NEW VISION ORGANIZATION INC

Location:

P.O. BOX 2334, BROCKTON, MA 02305, US

Mission Statement

NVO, Inc. is advocating to End Life/Life Without Parole for 1st Time Offenders of ANY Offense, in MA, with no prior history of involvement with the Law prior to their first and only mistake. Prisoners are too often stereotyped and Everyone deserves a second chance. We also seek to stop the severe Human/Civil Rights' Violations of the incarcerated population in Massachusetts Prisons. There has been high rates of suicides in Massachusetts Prisons which can be prevented if the abuses, deprivations, ongoing harassment's, medical and psychological neglect ceases. Transparency and Accountability is of great importance in prevention of suicides.

Description

New Vision Organization, Inc was founded in 2004, in an effort to assist incarcerated men, women and youth, nationwide, although our focus now is SOLELY to advocate for FIRST-TIME OFFENDERS of ANY Offense, who were never previously involved with the law, prior to committing their first and only offense leading to a Life/LWOP sentence. Prisoners who committed their first offense prior to reaching the age of 25 years and prisoners who have thus far served TWENTY FIVE YEARS OR MORE OF THEIR SENTENCE . We seek Virtual Volunteers for Research, Legal Assistance, Community Outreach, networking and participating in meetings, events pertaining to prison reform goals and for media outreach. . We also seek Pro-bono
Lawyers assistance in some areas.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Legal (General)
  • Litigation
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 10 hours per month or more if desired
  • Quarterly Teleconference Meeting , Networking, Maintaining log of activities, communication with clients

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