37 Focused on What Matters African Insect Science for Food and Health African Insect Science for Food and Heath is based in Kenya and aims to help alleviate poverty, ensure food security, and improve the overall health status of peoples of the tropics by developing and extending management tools and strategies for harmful and useful arthropods, while preserving the natural resource base through research and capacity building. The firm has filed a European patent application for the organization relating to a chemical attractant that traps large numbers of mosquitoes and other blood-feeding insects, thereby helping to reduce the spread of insect-borne diseases such as malaria and ultimately reduce poverty. Attorney Alison Haile is representing the organization before the European Patent Office. Anti-Defamation League Mintz Levin was asked by the Anti-Defamation League and other prominent organizations to prepare and file an amicus brief with the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit as part of the ongoing litigation in Zivotofsky v. Clinton. The case, which has garnered international attention, concerns the right of American citizens born in Jerusalem to have their place of birth listed as “Israel” on both their birth certificates and US passports. The Supreme Court directed the lower court to decide whether the law in question infringes on the Executive’s power of recognition. Attorneys Jeff Robbins, Michael Gardener, Rob Kidwell, and Ari Stern prepared the brief on behalf of the organization and its coalition. CampInteractive Through a unique year-round program, CampInteractive introduces the creative power of technology and the inspiration of the outdoors to underprivileged inner-city youth. The organization’s vision is to use positive experiences to broaden horizons and empower young people to believe in themselves and their futures. Using both technology and the environment as educational tools, CampInteractive addresses two problems that an underfunded American public educational system faces: providing kids with technology skills for the 21st century and instilling a sense of community where teamwork and self-confidence can flourish. In addition to assisting with general, day-to-day legal work, Mintz Levin provides general corporate governance advice to the organization and its board. Alexandra Mishkin is the organization’s main counsel and attorney Scott Rader has worked on its employee handbook. Chelsea’s Light Foundation Chelsea’s Light Foundation is a nonprofit in California organized by the parents of Chelsea King, a teenager who was brutallyrapedandkilledbyarepeatsexoffender.InSeptember 2010, the King family and Chelsea’s Light Foundation drafted, advocated for, and ultimately saw signed into law Chelsea’s Law, a California statute that increased penalties, parole provisions, and oversight for sex offenders. In 2012, attorneys Tali Tuchin and Katy Ward, former Mintz Levin attorney Charles Jagolinzer, Legal Specialist Jacobo Dib, and attorney Andrew Skale, a member of the organization’s board, assisted with contract and license review as well as trademark work. Assistant Cecilia Tobin was the team captain for 15 Mintz Levin participants in the annual “Finish Chelsea’s Run” 5K, which raised $120,000 and provided 11 Sunflower Scholarships. Community Legal Services and Counseling Center Community Legal Services and Counseling Center provides free civil legal aid and affordable psychological counseling to low-income people. The center, founded in the 1970s, counsels victims of domestic violence and abuse, the mentally ill, individuals at risk of homelessness, people with disabilities, Keeping Justice in Balance Additional Pro Bono Highlights from 2012