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The Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC) is the statewide membership organization for almost 100 legal nonprofits. LAAC advocates for more funding and better laws for legal nonprofits, facilitates communication and coordination between organizations, trains in core substantive areas, analyzes best practices, and works to increase access to justice for all Californians.
Recent Press Clips
Senator Bob Wieckowski prioritizes funding legal aid in the upcoming budget year.
As research show access to civil legal aid is critical in curbing rates of domestic violence, advocates call for increased funding. (Mentions: Voices for Civil Justice )
Foster youth and civil legal aid advocates call for new requirements on districts to report and address instability and school changes faced by foster youth. (Mentions: Alliance for Children’s Rights , Public Counsel , National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) )
Bonnie Hough, Managing Attorney at the Judicial Council of California's Center for Families, Children & the Courts, is announced as a 2015 Innovator Award winner. (Mentions: Judicial Council of California – Center for Families, Children & the Courts )
Civil legal aid groups work together to to prevent Texas from barring entry to Syrian refugees. (Mentions: National Immigration Law Center (NILC) )