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.
Tags: Children | Immigration
Advocates for elders create coalition to protect senior veterans from financial scams.
Tags: Seniors | Veterans
‘Being A Woman Is Not A Pre-Existing Condition’ – Class Action Suit Challenges Systemic Gender Discrimination in CA Workers’ CompJuly 6, 2016 | Public Counsel
Statewide system relies on outdated stereotypes about women's capacities and roles, contributing to the feminization of poverty in California and burdening women and families
Tags: Equality | Feminization | Women | Workers Rights
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.
Tags: Driver's license suspension | Legislation and Advocacy | Poverty
Organization Type: Online
California’s SB 33 passes State Budget to include $30 million to limit Medi-Cal estate recovery only to that required by federal law.
Tags: Bill | Estate Planning | Estate Recovery | Seniors