Annual "In My Back Yard" Public Service Day
Click here to sign up for the 2016 "In My Back Yard" (IMBY) Public Service Day
What is "IMBY"? Simply put, IMBY is the opposite of NIMBY... it's a celebration of everything good in our community and a chance to be part of positive work being done at various organizations all over the District. IMBY sets the tone for the spirit of public service and community involvement that pervades at WCL.
For 1Ls, IMBY is a fun way to kick off orientation week, get out and see the city, and meet new classmates in a relaxed environment. For 2Ls, 3Ls, faculty and staff, IMBY is a chance to reconnect with the community and to welcome incoming 1Ls in the spirit of public service.
"In My Back Yard" Public Service Day 2016
What: "In My Backyard" Day of Public Service
When: Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 8am - 4pm
Where: Non-profit organizations that provide services to low-income residents in the greater DC area
Join us in kicking off new student orientation with a day of public service, community building, and fun! Sign up today! Please note, the last day to register is Monday, August 1, 2016.
If you are not an incoming 1L and wish to participate in IMBY, please email IMBY WCL firstname.lastname@example.org. Rising 2Ls, 3Ls, faculty and staff are encouraged to join in the service efforts, but should register directly with IMBY co-chairs through the email provided.
IMBY participation is counted towards WCL's Pro Bono Honors Pledge Program, which recognizes graduating students who have completed a minimum of 75 hours of pro bono legal assistance and community service. The Pro Bono Honors Pledge Program is one part of WCL's focus on public interest work and community engagement.