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Solving Philly’s ‘eviction crisis’ will take the city committing to free legal help results

Mar. 22, 2017 12:55 pm

Solving Philly’s ‘eviction crisis’ will take the city committing to free legal help

Providing legal representation for low-income tenants facing eviction is a "basic human right," as several government agencies and organizations testified at a recent City Council hearing.
This public policy expert has some advice about the power of community involvement method

Mar. 21, 2017 12:50 pm

This public policy expert has some advice about the power of community involvement

Lawyer Sterling Johnson on how volunteering made him feel less powerless. "You cannot keep quiet," he writes. "Not now. Not ever."
Here’s a brief overview of holistic juvenile justice programs happening in Philly method

Mar. 8, 2017 4:15 pm

Here’s a brief overview of holistic juvenile justice programs happening in Philly

A quick dive into programs and partnerships tackling the issue, including those from Community Legal Services, Juvenile Law Center and Philadelphia Legal Assistance.
‘We don’t need volunteers, we need badass allies’ method

Feb. 27, 2017 12:59 pm

‘We don’t need volunteers, we need badass allies’

At the first convening of Take Action Philly, members of the legal community discussed the actions lawyers can take now to help immigrants and refugees — and what the rest of us can do to help.
The Philly legal community is meeting to discuss how to best aid immigrant and refugees purpose

Feb. 23, 2017 10:55 am

The Philly legal community is meeting to discuss how to best aid immigrant and refugees

Tomorrow’s meeting for the Take Action Philly initiative is open to the public and will be focused specifically on immigrant and refugee policy.
Why Sara Woods is leaving Philadelphia VIP for the education world people

Feb. 13, 2017 12:30 pm

Why Sara Woods is leaving Philadelphia VIP for the education world

Woods is taking over at college access and success nonprofit Philadelphia Futures. In her "Moving On" interview, she discusses her "come with me" leadership style and best practices for volunteer retention.
Those expungement workshops will wipe 1,200 criminal records in Philly method

Nov. 11, 2016 12:13 pm

Those expungement workshops will wipe 1,200 criminal records in Philly

But is expungement enough?
Asian immigrants are suffering from wage theft purpose

Oct. 31, 2016 11:04 am

Asian immigrants are suffering from wage theft

Here's how Community Legal Services is stepping up to help.
Here’s how nonprofits can get some free legal advice this month purpose

Jun. 30, 2016 3:22 pm

Here’s how nonprofits can get some free legal advice this month

Incorporated nonprofits (or those in the process of incorporating) can consult with an attorney from Dilworth Paxson at a free legal clinic on Thursday, July 14.
This time-traveling sci-fi writer is not your average public interest attorney people

May 10, 2016 12:46 pm

This time-traveling sci-fi writer is not your average public interest attorney

By day, Rasheedah Phillips fights systemic oppression with the law. But she's an Afrofuturist author by night, penning tales of Black culture from a time warp.

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