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NLSLA's Bankruptcy Self-Help Center, an important collaboration between NLSLA and the United States Bankruptcy Court in the San Fernando Valley, celebrated ten years of helping Los Angeles County residents come out from under crushing debt and begin their lives again. The Central District of California has led the nation in unrepresented filings, and continues to […]
Every year, Just Neighbors brings together community advocates, collaborative partners, and government representatives to celebrate NLSLA's innovative and transformative advocacy while garnering support for increased access to justice for LA County's underserved communities. In 2019, long-time NLSLA supporters Barbara Siegel & Dr. Stuart Siegel and community advocate Chef Roy Choi were honored for their incredible […]
In fighting to expand access to health, housing, economic opportunity, and justice for low-income communities, legal aid organizations have engaged in racial justice work since their inception in 1965. But most federally-funded legal aid groups have done this work by default; racial justice is not the stated goal, but often the outcome of working to […]
In the last year, as the pandemic inflicted pain across the globe, American officials stoked the flames of hatred by repeatedly using racial epithets in referring to the virus, and focusing on its geographic origins to deflect from national failures to protect the American people. Predictably, these actions have unleashed a torrent of hate aimed […]
More than 200 supporters and staff gathered for a wonderful Just Neighbors celebration at Skirball Cultural Center. We honored Senator Alex Padilla, former NLSLA Executive Director, Neal Dudovitz, and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
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This is a free event and can be attended virtually or in-person. NLSLA, Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, & Kilpatrick Townsend will be holding their 2022 Disaster Training Conference, which includes: Four disaster training courses on FEMA and SBA issues and appeals, trauma-informed lawyering, and an overview of the role of "legal first responders" to […]
Click here for information about sponsorships. Join Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA) for a night of Mariachi music and delicious food at the historic LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in downtown Los Angeles. Hundreds of NLSLA’s supporters from law firms, businesses, and the community will gather for a festive night to […]