Florida Law Related Education Association

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Florida Law Related Education Association
Type Non-profit organization
Genre Legal education
Founded Tallahassee, Florida (1984 (1984))
Area served Florida

The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. (FLREA) is 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 are located at 2874 Remington Green Circle, Suite A, Tallahassee, Florida, 32308, United States.[1]

History[edit]

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 has grown into one of the premiere and most respected law related education associations in the country.

The current executive director is Annette Boyd Pitts[3]

Activities[edit]

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

Awards[edit]

FLREA has 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[edit]

  1. ^ "The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc.". Idealist:Action Without Borders. 2007-01-25. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  2. ^ a b "About FLREA". FLREA. Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. 2005. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  3. ^ "Civics in Florida" (PowerPoint Presentation). Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  4. ^ "Programs". Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. 2005. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  5. ^ "Welcome to FLREA!". Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. 2005. Retrieved 2008-05-20.