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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."
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.

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