Florida Law Related Education Association

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Template:Infobox organization The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. (FLREA) was a private corporation classified as a non-profit organization under the 501(c)(3) section of the United States Internal Revenue Code. The main offices were located at 2874 Remington Green Circle, Suite A, Tallahassee, Florida, 32308, United States.[1]

History

FLREA was established in 1984 "to improve justice and expand education for democracy through the development and implementation of law related education programs for Florida youth"[2] The organization had grown into one of the premiere and most respected law related education associations in the country.

The 2019 executive director was Annette Boyd Pitts[3]

Activities

The Florida Law Related Education Association was involved in coordination and execution of the following activities:[4]

  • Campaign for Civic Education
  • Civitas International Civic Education Exchange Program
  • Florida High School Mock Trial Competition
  • Florida Law Honor Society
  • Justice Teaching Institute
  • Moot Court Competition
  • Kids Voting
  • Law Week
  • United States Senate Youth Program
  • We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution
  • We the People: Project Citizen

Awards

FLREA had received the National Improvements in Justice Award and the Isidore Starr Award for excellence in law related education.[5] In addition, participants in the FLREA Mock Trial competition have gone on to place in the top ten at the National High School Mock Trial Championship.[2]

References

  1. "The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc.". Idealist:Action Without Borders. 2007-01-25. http://www.idealist.org/en/org/159073-214. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "About FLREA". FLREA. Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc.. 2005. http://www.flrea.org/about.html. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  3. "Civics in Florida" (PowerPoint Presentation). Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc.. http://www.flrea.org/reports/FLREAPowerpoint.ppt. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  4. "Programs". Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc.. 2005. http://www.flrea.org/programs/index.html. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  5. "Welcome to FLREA!". Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc.. 2005. http://www.flrea.org/index.html. Retrieved 2008-05-20.