For This Generation, Vocations of Service
- Organization: Washington Post
- Author: Ian Shapira
- Document Type: Article/News
- Creation Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2008
- Submitted: Wednesday, October 15, 2008
- Attachment: LINK
Why Pro Bono?
For This Generation, Vocations of Service.
(...) In recent years, more than 30 business schools, including those at Georgetown and Harvard universities, have launched social entrepreneurship programs. The number of law schools that support pro bono programs or require students to work in them rose to 145 this year, from 100 in 2001, according to an American Bar Association survey(...)
"... Every generation has its altruists. But many Millennials, born in the late 1970s or early '80s, are displaying a notable urgency to make social change, even as their peers seek high salaries through traditional paths of law and business..."