Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation is accepting applications for the 2022 College & Career Ready Initiative’s Pre-Law Institute, which is being offered in partnership with Southern University Law Center. The institute will take place beginning January 26 (new date), Mondays through Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The Pre-Law Institute is open to high school students from the Baton Rouge area with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Parents/guardians of interested students can apply for the program here. There is no cost to participate. Previous attendees are eligible to re-apply.
During the institute, participants will:
- Network with law professionals
- Participate in a mock trial
- Gain experience with preparing an opening statement, writing a closing argument, introducing evidence, and examining witnesses
- Develop an understanding of the civil and criminal justice systems
- Plus a lot more!
Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation is a nonprofit community development organization that has served Baton Rouge families since 1992. UREC’s College & Career Ready initiative is a 21st Century Community Learning Center that provides after-school and summer learning opportunities through the Pre-Law, IGNITE Entrepreneurship, CompTIA, Certified Nursing Assistant, and Ignite ACT Prep Institutes. Community partners for the 2022 Pre-Law Institute include: Southern University Law Center, Louisiana Department of Education, Huey & Angelina Wilson Foundation, the City of Baton Rouge, Capital One and ReCAST of Greater Baton Rouge.
For more information, contact Kathryn Robinson, Program Director, at (225) 356-8871 ext. 204 or firstname.lastname@example.org.