UCLI Ambassador Program

Overview

The Ambassador Program of the Utah Center for Legal Inclusion (UCLI), a subsection of UCLI’s PLEDGE Program (Promoting Legal Education to Diverse Groups Everywhere) is aimed at providing Utah high school and undergraduate students with an opportunity to:
  1. Learn more about law, law school, and legal careers;
  2. Create opportunities for classmates with diverse backgrounds (female students, students of color, students with disabilities, students from the LGBT+ community, refugees and immigrants, first-generation and low-income students, and members of other underrepresented groups) to get excited about law and law school; and 
  3. Build community among diverse student leaders from across Utah passionate about law.
To become a UCLI Ambassador, email a brief statement of interest to . Prospective Ambassadors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign and return a consent form in order to participate.

Qualifications

  1. Pursuing a high school diploma or bachelor’s degree
  2.  Interested in law, diversity and inclusion, and or public service/nonprofit work
  3. Mature, responsible, and self-driven
  4. Strong planning and organizational skills
  5. Ability to think critically and creatively about matters of education and engagement

Requirements

  1. Dedicate 1-2 hours per week (spring and summer 2020) and 2-5 hours per week (fall 2020 onward) to brainstorming, researching, and carrying out law-related student outreach for/at your school
  2. Host at least 2 law-related events at your school per academic year; engage students at your school through other means (ex. physical or email bulletins or other campaigns) at least once per month
  3. Respond to communications from the Utah Center for Legal Inclusion within 48 hours of receipt
  4. Complete all projects assigned by UCLI within specified timeframes 
  5. Attend required strategic planning meetings with other Ambassadors in your respective division (high school or college). In accordance with public health guidelines, these meetings will be held virtually for the time being.
UCLI is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to UCLI Ambassadors as needed. If an Ambassador is unable to complete an assignment or attend a meeting or requires an extension, they must email in advance. Program requirements may be adjusted over time. UCLI Ambassadors will be kept informed of any developments.