The Inclusion Project Fellowship

The Inclusion Project Fellowship provides upper level students the opportunity to work on a range of TIP projects, including the following:

  • Performing legal research in preparation for briefing in Latino Action Network et al v. State of New Jersey, a landmark lawsuit challenging school segregation across New Jersey, and attending various meetings and possible court hearings regarding the case;
  • Organizing meetings on school segregation for community groups, litigators, and legal scholars;
  • Working with community groups to develop a civil rights agenda for public education in New Jersey;
  • Providing general research assistance.

Project Fellows must be able to commit to the Fellowship for the full academic year. Fellows receive a stipend of $750 per semester (fall and spring). The stipend is paid upon successful completion of the projects for each term.

Eligibility/Criteria: Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to racial justice; excellent research and writing skills; mature judgment; and the ability to meet deadlines and to work with diverse groups/constituencies. Fellows must also promise to maintain complete confidentiality with respect to the litigation and related activities.

Application: Applicants should send a statement of interest, resume, a writing sample, and the names of two references to Professor Elise Boddie (ecb95@law.rutgers.edu).