Welcome to Voices for Civil Justice

Voices for Civil Justice is the national communications hub for civil legal aid. Voices generates media coverage to build awareness that civil legal aid ensures fairness in America’s justice system by helping people know their rights and protect their livelihoods, their health, and their families.
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Featured Press Clips

Op-Ed (Georgia)

We Need Fighters for the Poor — Civil Legal Aid Can Help

October 2, 2015 | Talley Wells | Huffington Post
We need fighters to combat injustice and income inequality -- civil legal aid can help. For those battles requiring legal expertise, civil legal aid attorneys will continue the fight in your communities and mine.
Tags: Income Inequality
Op-Ed (North Carolina)

NC missing good investment by cutting civil legal aid

October 1, 2015 | Kirk Warner | News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)
Resources are at the heart of access to justice, and we need to make funding for legal aid a priority.
Tags: Access to Justice Commissions | Benefits of Legal Aid: Economic | Funding: State & Local
Op-Ed (Georgia)

Legal aid fights Ga. poverty

September 30, 2015 | Phyllis Holmen | Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
With civil legal aid, they might find that opportunity out of poverty. Without it, the dream dies.

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Criminal justice attention offers a powerful opportunity

September 19, 2015 9:59 am
With criminal justice reform at the forefront of America policy discussion, we have a powerful opportunity to highlight the critical role of civil legal aid in a fully functioning justice system.
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Applying for HAMP? You’ll Need a Lawyer. Plus, 10 Years Post-Katrina, Civil Legal Aid Still Key to Recovery

August 31, 2015 7:03 am
If July was a “hot” month for civil legal aid in the media, August was no slouch either. Here are a few late-summer developments.