On Tuesday, June 27th Governor Jerry Brown signed the California State Budget, including increased funding for legal aid. California lawmakers passed the state’s budget on June 15th following months of hearings and negotiations. That budget, now carrying the Governor’s final approval, contains more than $20 million dollars in new funding for civil legal aid through […]
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Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles sued LogistiCare, which provides transportation for Medi-Cal patients.
“Close to 40 percent of Californian families, or 3.5 million California households, are struggling to make ends meet. When these families receive a ticket, they are faced with a false choice: Do I buy food for my family, pay my rent, or pay this ticket?”
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.
Housing lawyers are reporting a troubling trend: Landlords exploiting the growing fear of immigration authorities to evict tenants, raise rents, and clear residents from gentrifying neighborhoods.
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 […]
Legal Aid at Work and Disability Rights Advocates have filed a complaint against the Bay Area Rapid Transit, citing their multiple civil rights violations that hurt people with disabilities.