The First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship

The First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship or FirstGEN is a ten-week summer program in the D.C. area for undergraduate students who are the first in their immediate families to attend an institution of higher education, and who are passionate about pursuing careers in social justice. Our mission is to identify, support and advance emerging first generation social justice leaders. The fellowship is a collaborative program by Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and D.C. Office of the National Immigration Law Center, with the Lawyers’ Committee serving as program lead.


Updates

Take A look At The Stellar 2018 FirstGEN Fellows Summer Class !

By Lawyers’ Committee, MEDIUM,  Follow on Twitter, on May 31, 2018. Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC (Advancing Justice | AAJC), the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), and the Washington, D.C., office of the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) are excited to announce the 2018 FirstGEN Fellows summer class: Daisy Almonte, Jennifer…

FirstGEN Welcomes Our 2017 Summer Fellows!

Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Lawyers’ Committee, and National Immigration Law Center Announce 2017 FirstGEN Fellows Summer Class   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   WASHINGTON, D.C., May 15, 2017– Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice | AAJC), the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), and the…