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Defender Association of Philadelphia has reform on its mind people

Nov. 2, 2017 10:17 am

Defender Association of Philadelphia has reform on its mind

Curt Watkins of the Adult Social Services unit shares how the organization is working for better outcomes for its clients.
Philly lawyers are doing more pro bono work than ever funding

Oct. 17, 2017 3:27 pm

Philly lawyers are doing more pro bono work than ever

The Philadelphia Bar Association and Philadelphia Bar Foundation just released the 2017 Pro Bono Task Force Report. One lesson in maintaining that momentum: Encourage a philanthropic mindset in law school.
Larry Krasner and Beth Grossman talk homelessness and policing people

Oct. 17, 2017 12:29 pm

Larry Krasner and Beth Grossman talk homelessness and policing

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 7. A few of One Step Away's street newspaper vendors sat down with the Democratic and Republican district attorney candidates for a Q&A.
Rasheedah Phillips scored two awards for her legal and education work this week people

Oct. 16, 2017 12:21 pm

Rasheedah Phillips scored two awards for her legal and education work this week

One was from Need in Deed for her work in educating kids on teen parenting and eviction rights, and the other was from the National Housing Law Project recognizing her advocacy in housing rights.
Education Law Center wants to make schools safer for LGBTQ students people

Sep. 28, 2017 1:17 pm

Education Law Center wants to make schools safer for LGBTQ students

Nationally, 74 percent face bullying related to their sexuality or gender at school. Here's why the nonprofit is tackling the issue locally with the help of its new Stoneleigh Fellow.
New Sanctuary Movement is rallying against Philly’s ‘Live Stop’ policy, in support of DACA purpose

Sep. 5, 2017 10:18 am

New Sanctuary Movement is rallying against Philly’s ‘Live Stop’ policy, in support of DACA

The immigrants' right organization is fighting the city policy that allows the PPA to impound the car of anyone found to be driving without a valid driver's license, which is particularly aggressive to undocumented immigrants.
Colleges shouldn’t ask about applicants’ criminal histories, but most in Philly do results

Aug. 30, 2017 11:27 am

Colleges shouldn’t ask about applicants’ criminal histories, but most in Philly do

Community Legal Services just dropped a report on college admissions and students with criminal records.
‘We are the counter force’ purpose

Aug. 22, 2017 12:55 pm

‘We are the counter force’

Four public interest lawyers on fighting racial injustice.
Partnerships between community-based orgs are ‘integral’ to serving immigrants method

May 10, 2017 11:04 am

Partnerships between community-based orgs are ‘integral’ to serving immigrants

Community Legal Services attorneys put forth a call to action for other nonprofits serving immigrant groups: Work together, or fail in reaching your mission.
It’s National Reentry Week. Here are 4 policy solutions to help youth with criminal records method

Apr. 27, 2017 11:08 am

It’s National Reentry Week. Here are 4 policy solutions to help youth with criminal records

Why two Philly lawyers are calling for "bold policy reform."

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