The National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP, pronounced new-app) is an experiential learning opportunity at American University Washington College of Law. NIWAP’s work benefits immigrant women, children, and immigrant survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and other crimes. They are a national provider of training, legal and social science research, policy development, and technical assistance to advocates, attorneys, pro bono law firms, law schools, universities, law enforcement, prosecutors, justice system personnel, and other professionals who work with immigrant women, children and crime victims. Volunteers have a variety of projects to choose from. NIWAP assigns projects to volunteers based on interest and the number of hours that volunteer would like to contribute. Projects include legal research on state-by-state access to public benefits available to immigrants; reviewing research on access to forensic exams for rape victim, prenatal care, child health care, and post-assault health; Translate critical resources into multiple languages; other assignments and projects as they come up.
Washington College of Law
Tenley Campus - Yuma Y115 Classroom
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW