The Julius Turman Award will be granted by the BALIF Foundation to one law student each year who has shown outstanding commitment to advocacy for LGBTQ individuals, especially for the more marginalized communities of color and trans individuals. The recipient must be currently a member of BALIF, enrolled at a Bay Area Law School, identify somewhere on the LGBTQ+ spectrum, and awardee will be recognized at the virtual BALIF gala on March 5, 2021. The awardee will receive a stipend of up to $1,500 to be used in support of attending Lavender Law or another appropriate conference or purpose (as identified by the award recipient and award committee).
As a BALIF member, we hope you'll take this opportunity to lift up the voices of emerging leaders in our community by submitting a nomination. To submit a nomination of yourself, or someone in your community, please complete the nomination form here . Nominations must be received by Monday, February 15, 2021 to be considered. Finalists for the award will be invited to participate in an interview in late February.
If you have any other questions about the Julius Turman Award, please feel free to write direction to firstname.lastname@example.org.