Blog of Voices for Civil Justice: 2018 Archives

Refresh on the Messaging

November 1, 2018
This morning at the NLADA annual conference Civil Caucus Voices previewed All Rise for Civil Justice, our new digital storytelling campaign that will launch in early 2019. We will share more information on All Rise – including how you can be a part of it – in the coming weeks. In the meantime, we think this ... Read more

A legal aid explainer video that everyone can use

September 26, 2018
The Voices team is pleased to alert you to a simple-yet-powerful new resource, a 70-second animated explanation of why civil legal aid is necessary to ensure fairness in the justice system.

Spotlight on your work for veterans

August 31, 2018
Has there been recent local media coverage about your legal aid work on behalf of veterans? If not, we want to help you make that happen soon. We know of at least five JusticeVoices network members this summer who used the news hook of the Veterans Administration’s latest release of data about veteran homelessness to place an opinion piece ... Read more

Opinion pieces take center stage, and legal aid for immigrant families commands media spotlight

August 21, 2018
The op-ed pages of print and online media outlets provide an important platform for us to speak in our own voices about the connection between civil legal aid and current events. In recent weeks, Voices helped JusticeVoices network members bring legal aid into current media conversations about issues as varied as state budget-setting, the opioid crisis, ... Read more

Build your media & communications skills

May 10, 2018
Registration is open for the third annual National Legal Aid Communications & Media Training – our signature event for growing and strengthening the army of messengers for civil justice.

Frank talk about communications

April 20, 2018
Voices staff thoughts on some of the highlights of the 2018 frank conference for public interest communicators.

Claudia Johnson thinks you should give a TEDx talk about civil justice

March 15, 2018
In this guest post, Claudia Johnson, LawHelp Interactive Program Manager at Pro Bono Net, shares her experience of preparing and presenting a talk on civil legal aid at a TEDx event in her community.

Spotlighting Your Media Successes

January 19, 2018
This post highlights media coverage shared by five JusticeVoices Network members. Whether it led to a policy change or a positive outcome for a client, spurred fundraising efforts, or helped convey the value of civil legal aid to an important audience, each of these stories made a difference in 2017.