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People received legal advice and representation to access fair and affordable financial services and protect themselves from deceptive lending practices.

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People were able to keep their homes they otherwise would have lost to housing discrimination, illegal evictions or foreclosures.

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Victims of violence and their children escaped intimate partner abuse and were awarded $6.6 million in present and future support orders.

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SF Chronicle Highlights Impact of Legal Aid Funding in CA
22 March 2017

March 22, 2017 – The San Francisco Chronicle reported on the impact of legal aid funding throughout California, including Bay Area Legal Aid’s annual reach to nearly 60,000 people fighting for a chance out of poverty. Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) is one of eleven organizations in California receiving funding from the Legal Service Corporation (LSC). In …

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Free Training: Learn the basics of CA Public Benefits Programs
16 March 2017

PLI Seminar: California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017 Faculty: Bay Area Legal Aid attorneys Kendra Amick, Robert Capistrano, Abby Herzberg, Tiffany Huyenh-Cho, Lisa Newstrom, Joanna Parnes, Maya Watts, and Steven Weiss, as well as our esteemed colleagues at Western Center on Law & Poverty and the Public Interest Law Project. …

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BayLegal Seeking Law Clerks and Legal Fellowship Applicants
1 March 2017

March 1, 2017 – Bay Area Legal Aid is currently seeking applicants for the 2017 Summer Law Clerk and 2018-2020 Legal Fellowship Sponsorship opportunities. Current first or second year law students with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy are invited to apply to our Summer Law Clerk Program. Learn more on our …

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