The In-Prison Programs Attorney will develop, facilitate, and enhance R&R’s reentry legal education and reentry services for people in CA state prisons and jails preparing to return home–mitigating the issues that thousands of people face each year when released, through early and impactful support.
Organization Type: Provider
Lists: IOLTA Field Programs, IOLTA-Funded, LSC Grantees
LSNC and the ACLU have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Sacramento, alleging that a panhandling ordinance adopted in November violates the free speech rights of citizens asking for handouts.
Other, Policy Advocate (Bay Area, California Statewide, Central Coast, Central Valley, Eastern California, Northern District, Sacramento Region, Southwestern California)
‘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Statewide system relies on outdated stereotypes about women's capacities and roles, contributing to the feminization of poverty in California and burdening women and families
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.