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Support the Motion for Corey Carvalho for SLSO Director!

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The Student Legal Services Office (SLSO) at UMass Amherst serves the most vulnerable members of the student body, protecting students from unscrupulous landlords, providing counsel in cases of  discrimination cases; and representing students in immigration proceedings, among the provision of other critical legal services. 

Attorney Carvalho (UMass Amherst ’03; WNEU ‘09) has held ever advancing positions in the Student Legal Services Office for the last 16 years, including 2.5 years as Interim Director, during which time the SLSO made substantial improvements in efficiency, increased services, and reduced operating costs.

Attorney Carvalho has an exemplary record of service to the legal profession, this university, its student body, and to the student government.

While he applied for the position of SLSO Director last year; however, the administration failed to notify the student body of his presentation to students on what he would do in this position until the day of his presentation. Thus, students were never given a chance to voice support for his appointment.

Therefore, students demand Corey be hired as Director of SLSO without going through another hiring process, as he embarked upon one last year.

This year, let's make things different. Sign here to support Corey Carvalho for Director of SLSO!


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