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Welcome to Voices for Civil Justice
Voices for Civil Justice is building a national identity for civil legal aid by generating strong and sustained media coverage that demonstrates how civil legal aid helps ensure fairness in America’s justice system.
We provide messaging guidance and other communication tools to civil legal aid advocates. We also connect journalists with our national network of civil legal aid experts and other resources.
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As recovery proceeds, survivors will have a critical need for something less obvious – legal help.
Mentions: Legal Services Corporation (LSC)
An organization worked to bring relief to Houston residents following the disaster. It didn’t occur to them that they were victims, too.
Mentions: Lone Star Legal Aid , Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)
Amid the flooding, the building exploded into flames. But that hasn't stopped them from doing their work.
Mentions: Lone Star Legal Aid
Lawyers in Houston are acting as first responders, connecting victims with insurance issues, among others, to pro bono assistance.
Mentions: Lone Star Legal Aid , Legal Services Corporation (LSC) , Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)
In preparation for 2017's ABA Days in Washington, DC , the Florida Bar Foundation teamed up with SRLN to develop powerful tools for showing policy makers the impact of LSC funding on the lives of Floridians in every part of the state. In this post, FBF Communications Director Nancy Kinnally explains why she believes the the same sort of analysis that made the ABA Day team’s visuals so powerful could be used to communicate with other key audiences, making media, legal advocacy and philanthropic efforts more effective.
This summer two important new pieces of research yielded fresh guidance on how to communicate about civil legal aid in a way that builds lasting support. This posts focuses on how to communicate effectively with the philanthropic community.
New research finds voters overwhelmingly believe equal justice under law is a right, not a privilegeJuly 31, 2017
On July 19, at a national Communications & Media Training, Voices unveiled the results of new messaging research conducted by Celinda Lake and Anat Shenker-Osorio. The findings are good news for advocates looking to increase awareness of and support for civil legal aid.
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