2004-05 Voluntary Bar Association Community Service Grant Program.
1. To increase community service by Florida's legal profession through voluntary bar association initiatives; and
2. To serve as a readily accessible source of funding for a full range of voluntary bar association charitable, community-service projects.
2004-05 Voluntary Bar Association Community Service Grant Awards Broward County Bar Association Ft. Lauderdale $3,000 Guardianship Training Video Project Broward County Hispanic Bar Association Ft. Lauderdale $1,000 Bilingual Children's Library Central Florida Chapter of ABOTA Orlando $600 Justice By The People A law-related education CD-ROM game and teaching materials. Central Florida Gay and Orlando $2,400 Lesbian Law Association Website Diversity Development Project Dade County Bar Association Miami $3,000 Achieving Independence Hillsborough County Bar Association Tampa $3,000 West Tampa Elementary Awards Project Fred G. Miunis, Sr. Bar Association St. Petersburg $4,500 Transportation costs and a brochure for A Legacy of Courage, Vision and Hope traveling exhibit, which showcases the contributions of African-American attorneys to Florida's legal system. The Jacksonville Bar Association Jacksonville $4,000 Literacy Speakers' Bureau to educate communities about reading difficulties and encourage replication of tbe program by other voluntary bar associations. Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association Carol Gables $4,500 Joint Bar Pro Bono Initiative To increase the number of minority attorneys who volunteer as guardians. Orange County Bar Association Orlando $3,000 Law Week Activity To change the negative attitude about jury duty by educating youth about the importance of this service. Palm Beach County Bar Association West Palm $3,000 To develop a community media plan Beach to expand participation in law week activities. Volusia County Bar Association Daytona Beach $4,000 Update of informational packets and creation of a videotape for individuals appearing pro se in dependency and delinquency proceedings. Volusia/Flagler Association Daytona Beach $4,000 for Women Lawyers Volunteer Lawyers: Training for Increased Participation. Total $40,000
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|Publication:||Florida Bar News|
|Date:||Nov 15, 2005|
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