Interested in starting a NLG chapter at your school? Want to reinvigorate your chapter? Please contact NLG Director of Research and Education Traci Yoder at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or need any other help getting started!
Resources to help with student chapter organizing:
Student Chapter Checklist: List of steps to set up or re-start a law student chapter at your school!
Beyond Disorientation: An Organizing Guild for Guild Students. A guide for chapters who have already hosted Disorientation events and want to be more engaged. See the Disorientation page for information on Disorientation events.
Disorientation Organizing Resources:
NLG Letter to Incoming Progressive/Radical Students: Slideshow created by the Stanford Law NLG Chapter! Download and edit to fit your law school context.
Staying Radical in Law School (2020): Webinar produced by the NLG National Office which can be screened in part or whole during Disorientation.
Legal Education and the Legal Profession: List of readings and other resources analyzing the curricular, pedagogical, and institutional commitments of the legal education institution and, ultimately, the legal profession.
DisO Deprogramming 1Ls: Resource created by the NLG UC Davis NLG Chapter, including discussion questions for 1Ls to facilitate small group discussions.
Ten Things the NLG Can Do For You Recruitment Flyer: Printable flyer listing NLG membership benefits.
How To Introduce Law Students to the NLG : Resource for explaining the NLG to new law student members.
NLG Student Chapter Constitutions:
NLG Student Chapter Bylaws:
Sample Panel/Workshop Diversity Guidelines (Cardozo NLG)
Alabama Manifesto: The founding document of The United People of Color Caucus of the NLG (TUPOCC).
Sample Budgets are available upon request- email email@example.com.