FAMU Law’s Newest Class Gives Back to the Community
Orlando, Fla. – On Friday, August 16, morethan 100 incoming Florida A&M University (FAMU) Law students will volunteer at three locations for the #ServiceIsOurMission Community Service Project: Second Harvest Food Bank, United Against Poverty Orlando (UP), and Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida.
The community service work includes sorting donated food at Second Harvest Food Bank, stocking food and sorting clothes and other items at UP, and preparing and serving lunch to families at the Coalition for the Homeless.
The students will wear camouflage T-shirts to wrap up two weeks of new student orientation, Foundations for Law School Success: Boot Camp 2019. They have spent the last nine days becoming familiar with the rigors of law school, including developing core critical skills needed to build a strong foundation to achieve law school success.
“On the 10th and final day of Foundations, we wanted to provide an opportunity for our new students to further embrace the FAMU College of Law’s mission by serving the underserved through community service projects. These are projects that we hope will leave a lasting impact on individuals and families within our community,” said FAMU Law Interim Dean Nicky Boothe Perry.
This is the fourth year members of the entering class have participated in community service projects during new student orientation. The tradition of service continues throughout the academic year with other community service projects that also involve upper-level law students.
Students will provide community service at the below locations between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Friday, August 16.
Second Harvest Food Bank, 411 Mercy Drive, Orlando, FL 32805
United Against Poverty, 150 W. Michigan Street, Orlando, FL 32806
Coalition for the Homeless, 18 N. Terry Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 (Photos not allowed inside building)