FVAP is the only organization in California dedicated to appealing cases on behalf of domestic violence survivors and their children in order to set good legal precedents. HQ in Oakland.
Tags: Children & Juvenile, Domestic Violence, Women
February 10, 2016 2:36 pm
Think creatively: The Super Bowl is one of many news hooks that present opportunities to use your work to communicate what civil legal aid is, and why it matters. If you have ideas for op-eds you would like to write, we are happy to talk you through it and help with structure, edits, and placement.
August 11, 2015 |
Lonnie A. Powers
Policies to change gender discrimination in pay matter. They won't be as effective though without strong enforcement. Civil legal aid provides just that.
Tags: Poverty | Women
July 27, 2015 |
, Thomas E. Perez
There is a resource for our communities that does not receive enough attention, yet is critical to ensuring that families not only stay afloat but move up the economic ladder: civil legal aid.
Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid | Benefits of Legal Aid: Economic | Consumer Protection | Domestic Violence | Family | Funding: Federal | Funding: Private/Foundation | Funding: State & Local | Housing: Homelessness | Housing: Landlord-Tenant | Pro Se/Self-Help | Veterans | Women
July 21, 2015 |
Victims of domestic violence would benefit from support from a lawyer.
Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid | Benefits of Legal Aid: Economic | Domestic Violence | Women