Faculty and staff participated in the Catholic Community Services’ Gift of the Drummer program providing clothes and toys for refugee children in December. In addition, the Black Law Student Association collected donations for the Utah Refugee Connection. And, toys were collected in the Law School lobby for Toys for Tots.
In November, students filled bins with non-perishable food items for the largest food drive in Utah County. And, Women in Law hosted Stump the Professor to raise funds for The Center for Women and Children in Crisis. Students donated money to pose questions to two teams of professors with hopes of stumping them.
Over placement break, Professor Kif Augustine-Adams guided BYU Law students through an intensive service learning experience volunteering at a detention center in Texas for women and children fleeing violence in their home country and seeking asylum in the United States. Read about their experience here.
Earlier in the semester, the SBA club hosted the Dean’s Day of Service. BYU Law students administered a door-to-door survey throughout Provo for the Community Center to determine how many residents were aware of services offered by the organization. Phi Delta Phi also organized an annual blood drive.