Welcome to VoicesforCivilJustice.org — Civil legal aid advocates, use this site to improve your messaging and cement a national identity for civil legal aid. You can also read tips to accomplish common media tasks, and see a sample story bank. Finally, this site compiles and organizes past examples of media coverage that shows how civil legal aid helps ensure fairness in America’s justice system.

Khabirah Myers in front of building

Collect and tell stories of the clients and practitioners who show how to fix the civil justice crisis.

Khabirah Myers, Newark Office of Tenant Legal Services Coordinator, discusses the eviction situation in Newark during coronavirus.



Tell people why civil legal aid matters

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Get it done: Common media tasks

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Examples bring civil legal aid to life

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Search and filter 2,716 press clips (2014-2021)

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Most tenants facing eviction go to court without a lawyer

Read more about how civil legal aid protects homes

Eviction court hallway
During corona, Nashville Legal Aid was overwhelmed trying to help tenants facing eviction. (Photo: Courtesy of Law360)

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Playing field tilts toward the wealthy and represented (pink graphic)