The Coelho Center
for Disability Law, Policy and Innovation at Loyola Law School
The Coelho Law Fellowship Program
The law fellowship was designed to increase the pipeline of disabled law students to go on to sit on the bar and bench.
The Heumman-Armstrong Awards
The Heumman-Armstrong Awards are awarded annually to student leaders (grades K through higher education) across the nation. Learn more about our inaugural 2021-2022 winners and how to apply.
Learn More About Our Founder
The Honorable Anthony "Tony" Coelho, former congressman and original sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act, has spent his life in service to our community.
Our Mission and Guiding Principles
The Coelho Center launched in November 2018 with a mission to collaborate with the community to develop leadership and advocate innovative approaches for change.
Policy and Advocacy Efforts
Through our policy and advocacy efforts we seek innovative approaches to advance the lives of people with disabilities and to provide resources to our community.
Conferences, Roundtables and Events
The Coelho Center organizes conferences and events on issues important to our community. Learn more and find out how to collaborate with and join us.
Research, Intern and Fellow Opportunities
LMU undergrads and LLS students help the Coelho Center thrive through assistantships and internships. Law school graduates across the nation are welcome to develop fellowship proposals to work with us.
ACCESS Working Group and Workshop
The ACCESS Working Group's mission is to promote a more disability inclusive future in legal education. Our annual workshop convenes law schools across the nation working on disability inclusiveness and accessibility.
Founded by former Democratic congressman, disability rights icon and LMU alumnus Hon. Tony Coelho (LMU ’64), The Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation brings together all of the schools and colleges within Loyola Marymount University and is housed at Loyola Law School.
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