The New American Legal Clinic will prepare SJCL students for the practice of law, in any area of law, through a comprehensive experiential learning model while promoting SJCL’s dynamism, serving the needs of our local community and encouraging immigrant integration.
Tisha Ortiz is a 23 year old foster youth who is currently attending California State University, East Bay in Hayward pursuing a Criminal Justice Administration bachelor degree and plans to attend law school. Tisha is a former foster youth advocate through the National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) and is on the Youth Advisory Board […]
Statewide system relies on outdated stereotypes about women’s capacities and roles, contributing to the feminization of poverty in California and burdening women and families
The event was a collaboration between the Gay and Lesbian Center of Bakersfield, the Dolores Huerta Foundation, and California Rural Legal Assistance. It was to celebrate the academic achievements of LGBTQ students who graduated from Junior High and High School.
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SB 881 stops the automatic suspension of driver’s licenses for low-income people with minor traffic offenses who fail to appear in court or to pay initial fines that snowball into huge financial burdens.
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