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Voter Suppression Pandemic Continues

Audio: NLCHP’s Andy Beres discusses voter suppression on the Rick Smith Show on March 8, 2012. Last Friday, the Law Center amended its lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s voter ID law to include charges that it illegally blocks minorities and veterans from … Continue reading

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Looking Back & Ahead: The McKinney-Vento Act Turns 25

Dear Friends— Thank you for your support and involvement over the past year—and best wishes for 2012.  At the Law Center, we’re diving into important 2012 priorities and, after a year of transition, we’re welcoming new members to our team.  … Continue reading

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The Humanity of Policy

In the run-up to next Thursday’s McKinney-Vento Awards, we’ll be featuring a series of posts on our honorees and distinguished guests.  Make sure you keep checking back! As a national policy organization, we focus on the big picture, working to … Continue reading

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Lessons from Around the Globe – Part II

Today was an incredible, inspiring, heartbreaking day of site visits to three key sites for the movement for housing rights in South Africa: an active squatters building, two buildings where squatters have been relocated, and an informal shack dweller settlement … Continue reading

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Tying Up Loose Ends

One of the first cases I brought as the newly-minted Children & Youth Staff Attorney back in 2008 involved a child staying at a day shelter in Carlynton, a suburb of Pittsburgh, who was prevented from enrolling in the school … Continue reading

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