Supervising Attorney, SSI Disability Rights Advocacy

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Are you interested in using your legal experience and supervisory skills to help low‐income people with disabilities obtain essential benefits to stabilize their living situation? Join BayLegal’s SSI Disability Rights Advocacy team! Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) is committed to ensuring fairness in the civil legal system for the most marginalized members of our community …

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BayLegal Urges the Oakland City Council to Request That the Court Stop Eviction Proceedings for at Least Two Weeks

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Bay Area Legal Aid will testify this morning before the Oakland City Council, with partner organizations including the Eviction Defense Collaborative, East Bay Community Law Center, and Centro Legal de la Raza. We stand together to urge that Council request of the court a 2-week stop on eviction proceedings in Oakland, as part of the …

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Working to Bring Eboni Route Home for the Holidays

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black and white Oakland skyline with Bay Bridge in the background
A story in today’s San Francisco Chronicle by Kimberly Veklerov details the challenges faced by Eboni Route in fighting an improper lockout by the Oakland Housing Authority. Represented by her BayLegal attorneys Rebekah Evenson and Emma Dinkelspiel, Eboni was in court and at her OHA housing site today, hoping the agency would abide by a …

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