social justice and legal practice

Social Justice & Legal Practice

Andrew Hill

Pathway Contacts

Damien Quach 

By the end of the Social Justice and Legal Practice Pathway at Andrew Hill High School, you’ll be able to:

  • Write a resume
  • Present your online portfolio
  • Identify issues in your community
  • Make a plan to make a positive change in your community

What types of real-world Social Justice and Legal Practice opportunities do you offer at Andrew Hill High School?

  • Engagement with legal professionals
  • Job internship connections and possibilities
  • Community Service
  • Networking opportunities with local politicians and grass roots organizers

Grow leadership and technical skills as you engage with the professional world. Opportunities at Andrew Hill include:

  • Leadership training
  • Collaboration training
  • College prep courses
  • College tours
  • Exposure to college majors
  • Professional Development
  • Professional Networking
  • Youth Participatory Action Research

Students who have completed the Social Justice and Legal Practice Pathway have gone on to become:

  • Judges
  • Lawyers
  • Community Leaders
  • Community Activists

How does this course serve the needs of the students?

The pathway helps students develop their leadership and problem solving skills by providing opportunities to develop critical thinking skills that enable them to fully participate in their local communities and global society.

The curriculum sharpens students’ communication skills, via the public speaking skills they develop through group collaboration and in-class presentations, so they can be better collaborators which help them become better community members where they gather perspectives to respond to challenges affecting their community. The pathway helps students process the world around them both on a local and national level so they can be effective agents of change.

The pathway helps students understand the existence and impacts of oppressive structures some have faced already, or will face in the future, and provides agency by teaching them to invest in change for the betterment of their communities.

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