Participating in Champions for Justice is easy!

Download our Team Leader Toolkit for all of the resources you need to bring Champions for Justice to your workplace. Inside the Toolkit, you will find:

  1. An introduction to Champions for Justice

  2. A step-by-step guide on how to host your Champions for Justice campaign

  3. Frequently Asked Questions

  4. Customizable campaign emails to send to your colleagues:​

 

Writing about civil legal aid can be tricky. If you want to draft your own communications for your Champions for Justice campaign and need some extra help shaping your message, we recommend checking out Voice for Civil Justice‘s messaging tips and talking points.

Tips for a Successful Champions for Justice Campaign

1. Put one person or a small team in charge – It helps to have champions within your workplaces – individuals who agree to send emails, encourage others to participate, etc. 

2. Set a goal – Whether it’s a participation or dollar goal, having something to work towards helps build momentum. For example, our Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) awards typically range from $6,000 to $8,000 per public interest lawyer. This is a good goal for medium to large offices. Some LRAP recipients receive the maximum annual award of $12,000, which may serve as a joint goal for a law firm and corporate client to raise together (see #6 below).

3. Offer a challenge – In some cases, a partner has agreed to match individual gifts over a certain amount.

4. Make it visible – Share our campaign graphic in your emails and on social media to help spread the word. Consider adding a link to donate to your workplace's giving page in your email signature.  We also ask that you like and share posts via social media using #ChampionsforJustice.

Additional questions about Go Casual for Justice can be directed to Greer Richey, Development and Communications Assistant, at richey@dcbarfoundation.org.

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