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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Superstorm Sandy Series: One-Year Later Reflections

Posted in Conferences, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Superstorm Sandy

Pro Bono Net’s Adam Friedl and Jake Hertz share their reflections on the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. Jake Hertz The one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy is a moment to step back, take stock of our successes and failures, and ponder how we can apply the lessons learned to continuing Sandy relief efforts and preparing… Continue Reading

Superstorm Sandy Series: An Interview with City Bar Justice Center’s Victor Tello

Posted in Legal Services, Pro Bono, Superstorm Sandy

About the Series Pro Bono Net is proud to present this series of interviews reflecting on the legal help provided to victims of Superstorm Sandy in the months following the storm. Our New York-based Program Associate, Jake Hertz, sits down with leaders of the legal relief efforts to get their thoughts on the successes, lessons,… Continue Reading

Limited English Proficiency Complaint Resource Center: A New Tool to Help Advocates Create Title VI Language Access Complaints

Posted in Legal Services, Pro Bono, Technology

By Claudia Johnson and Katie Brement Almost 50 years ago, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, outlawing discrimination against racial, ethnic, national and religious minorities and women. The passage of the Act marked a new beginning for our society based on equality. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 exists… Continue Reading

Superstorm Sandy Series: An Interview with Legal Services NYC’s Jennifer Ching

Posted in Legal Services, Pro Bono, Superstorm Sandy

About the Series Pro Bono Net is proud to present this series of interviews reflecting on the legal help provided to victims of Superstorm Sandy in the months following the storm. Our New York-based Program Associate, Jake Hertz, sits down with leaders of the legal relief efforts to get their thoughts on the successes, lessons,… Continue Reading