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Street Law’s Breakfast with a Legend™ program is a rewarding way for legal organizations of all sizes to give back to their communities by empowering young people through law-related education.
In a series of classroom visits, participating attorneys, paralegals, and Legends — local leaders from law-related professions who have contributed positively to their communities — teach fifth and sixth graders about rules and law and share their life’s experiences and connections to the students’ communities over breakfast.
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The program’s goal is simple: to teach fifth and sixth graders about the law by connecting them with the wisdom and experience of Legends—local leaders from law-related professions who have contributed positively to their communities
In a series of classroom visits, volunteer Legends, as well as attorneys and paralegals, teach students about the law and share their experiences over breakfast.
Street Law’s Breakfast with a Legend™ program began in 2007, and was piloted for two years in Washington, DC. More than 600 children have participated in the Legends program in DC since its inception.
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Please explore this page for school representatives interested in learning more about this program.
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Contact: Law firms, bar associations, and agencies interested in starting a Breakfast with a Legend™ program in their area should contact Deborah Foster.
Street Law, Inc. provides training for volunteers and classroom teachers. The training – 60-75 minutes in length and conducted via telephone – includes a program overview, a run-through of the lessons, and information and advice about working with fifth and sixth graders.
Street Law, Inc. provides limited phone and e-mail assistance to program coordinators.
Registered program participants can access the Breakfast with a Legend™online toolkit using the link below:
Street Law, Inc. 1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 870Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
(301) 589-1130(301) 589-1131 email@example.com