Angela Ciolfi

Legal Aid Advocate (Virginia)
Legal Director at the Legal Aid Justice Center.

Links: (Current as of: April 11, 2017)



COVID-19 Exposes Deadly Gaps in Our Social Safety Net

Angela Ciolfi
Virginia Mercury
March 19, 2020
Poverty is not caused by poor people; it’s caused by system failure, discrimination and intentional exploitation. And our response to COVID-19 proves that it does not have to be this way. Together, we can create systems built to ensure that low-income communities and communities of color do not repeatedly bear the brunt of acts of nature like the coronavirus, or the human-made acts of inequitable laws and policies. We can make systems that work for low-income communities and communities of color all the time, not just during a crisis.


Time for Virginia to Get Serious About Repealing Failed Automatic Suspension Law

Marc A. Levin, Angela Ciolfi
April 10, 2017
Kimberly was one of nearly a million Virginia drivers whose license is suspended in part for failure to pay court costs and fines—that’s 1 in 6 Virginia drivers.

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