Public Welfare Foundation president urges funders to support civil legal aid

April 11, 2016 - 6:28 pm
There is a "crisis in our justice system that has been overlooked for too long by philanthropy and the rest of society," says Public Welfare Foundation President Mary McClymont.

We are pleased to share with you a powerful new opinion piece by Public Welfare Foundation President Mary McClymont, urging funders to┬ámake greater investments in civil legal aid to address a “crisis in our justice system that has been overlooked for too long by philanthropy and the rest of society.” It was published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy on Friday.

Philanthropy Must Step Up for Fairness in Civil Justice uses compelling real-life examples that clearly demonstrate the important role of civil legal aid in ensuring fairness in America’s justice system.

We encourage you to distribute it widely on social media, in your professional networks, and especially with funders and potential funders in your state and community.


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