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Pro Bono Spotlight: Analysis Group, Inc.

Pro bono expertise fuels our work at the Lawyers’ Committee. Volunteers staff our walk-in legal clinics, represent our asylum seeking clients in immigration court, and commit hundreds of hours a year to our impact litigation. But the success of our advocacy campaigns requires a range of expertise that extends beyond attorneys and law firms. For our April policy report, Towed into … Continue reading Pro Bono Spotlight: Analysis Group, Inc.

 


Reclaiming Our Clients’ Power: Serving Hearts, Serving Communities

Monika Kalra Varma LCCR executive director Monika Kalra Varma gave the following remarks at the annual ELAP Breakfast for Justice in Bellevue, Washington on May 22, 2019. Congratulations to the Eastside Legal Assistance Program for 30 years of serving this community. Jerry and Alex asked me to share a bit about my international work and … Continue reading Reclaiming Our Clients’ Power: Serving Hearts, Serving Communities

  

Settlement Reached Implementing Review of Modesto City Schools Discipline and Behavior Intervention Policies

Modesto, CA—Friday, a coalition of Modesto parents and students, the Modesto-based civil rights organization Advocates for Justice, and the Modesto-Stanislaus Branch of the NAACP—represented by California Rural Legal Assistance Inc. (CRLA), Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP—reached an agreement with the Modesto City Schools, … Continue reading Settlement Reached Implementing Review of Modesto City Schools Discipline and Behavior Intervention Policies