Free Training: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings

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PLI Seminar: Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings (2017) Faculty: Joanna Parnes, Staff Attorney and SSI Project Coordinator, Adam Poe, Staff Attorney and Reentry Project Coordinator, and our esteemed colleagues at Legal Aid at Work, Legal Services for Children, Inc., and Public Interest Law Project.   Location: PLI California Center, 685 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 …

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Free Training: Reentry in California

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PLI Seminar: Reentry in California – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration (2017) Faculty: Meredith Desautels, BayLegal Youth Justice Attorney and Leading Edge Fellow, and other experts in the field. Date: Friday, August 11, 2017 at 9 am Location: PLI California Center, 685 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 Learn more and register here:  

2016 White House Report Highlights Importance of Civil Legal Aid

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White House Legal Aid Inter-agency Roundtable
On July 25, 1974, President Richard M. Nixon signed the law creating the Legal Services Corporation. Since its inception, civil legal aid programs have provided free legal assistance to low-income and under-served individuals. The effect – throughout the United States – has been increased access to justice, and alleviation of poverty and inequality. Every day, we prove …

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Free Training on How to Change a Person’s Life

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Practicing Law Institute
Are you a pro bono attorney looking to make a dramatic difference in the course of someone’s life? Come learn about Reentry in California from experienced faculty, including BayLegal Attorney, Adam Poe. Learn how barriers to employment, housing, and self-sufficiency prevent formerly incarcerated individuals from breaking free from the cycle of poverty and violence. Change …

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