Affordable, quality child care helps families get ahead and stay ahead. As their children develop social and academic skills, parents can focus on work and improving their family’s prospects.
Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, along with two plaintiffs who are currently incarcerated, have filed a class-action lawsuit against Shasta County Jail, alleging that the institution discriminates against people with disabilities. The lawsuit cites the facilities’ sub par conditions for inmates with disabilities. Many parts of the jail are not ADA-compliant and it appears […]
In Sonoma County, residents are bracing themselves for a decline in services for housing, health care, elderly care, and legal aid.
About the Press Democrat Newspaper The very first newspaper in Santa Rosa, the parent of today’s Press Democrat, was begun in 1857, just three years after Santa Rosa was chosen as the seat of Sonoma County and seven years after California became a part of the United States. Called the Sonoma Democrat this newspaper was […]
Stephen Goldberg is a staff attorney at Legal Services of Northern California.
A boy who made his way alone across the U.S. border last year to escape extreme domestic abuse in Honduras has been locked up in a Northern California juvenile hall for nearly a year, even though he has no criminal record and has been granted asylum.
Advocates for elders create coalition to protect senior veterans from financial scams.