Watch your mail for a letter from the Bar Foundation with your total gift amount in 2018 to report on your attorney registration. Find the FAQ on pro bono reporting here, and donate now to get ahead of your reporting in 2019.
Donating $100 monthlyhelps emerging needs. Your monthly donation of any amount helps, but $100 a month recognizes you in Keystone Society ads. While recognition may not be important to you, it will inspire others.
Welcome New Board Members
The Foundation's board of directors elected four new members on July 1: Timothy Abeska, Drew Howk, D. William Moreau, Jr. and Julie Slaughter. Alexander Orlowski was elected to the executive committee. Re-appointed board members include David Guerrettaz and Anthony Stites. Learn more about the new board elections here.
Chess Tournament Benefiting We the People
On October 26, Cohen & Malad and Barnes & Thornburg will host a chess tournament where 100% of the funds raised will be donated to the We the People program. There will be an adult division and a youth division with the top-ranked finishers advancing to a 'simul' in which Chess Grandmaster Fidel Corrales Jimenez of Boston will simultaneously play all players in individual games. Find more information and register here.
We the People Summer Institute
In partnership with the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education, over 40 teachers from Indiana and Ohio expanded their understanding of constitutional history and current events July 7-11 at the We the People Summer Institute in Bloomington. Twenty-two of the participants were new to the curriculum.
Scholars included Dr. David Adler of the Alturas Institute and Dr. Robert Dion from the University of Evansville. The institute concluded with a keynote address by former Congressman Lee Hamilton.
2019-2020 Civics Competitions: Mark Your Calendar
Volunteering will make your life better as well as that of a student! Mark your calendar now for upcoming We the People and High School Mock Trial volunteer opportunities. All known dates and locations can be found here, including the 2020 National High School Mock Trial Championship, which will be hosted in Evansville May 7-9.