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More Media Attention

Check out the most recent Huffington Post article about the homeless crisis in Sacramento. Read it now. While the Law Center isn’t cited, this article still provides a great review of the situation in Sacramento and what is currently going … Continue reading

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From the Lunch Counters to the Dining Room Table

This week the New York Times caught on to a trend that’s sweeping the nation: as J.R. Fleming, co-founder of the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign who spoke earlier this month at our National Forum on the Human Right to Housing put … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Homeless man finds, returns $1,440 cash. Homeless man seeks accidental donor of diamond ring. Homeless man returns lost laptop and money. Homeless man returns wallet full of cash. Homeless man returns lost paycheck. All of these are news headlines that … Continue reading

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Sometimes Victims, Sometimes Oppressors

In a previous legal internship at Neighborhood Legal Services Association in Pittsburgh, PA, I specialized in representing low-income tenants in housing cases. From the beginning, I was eager to take on landlords, who I saw as the evil oppressors of … Continue reading

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What do you do when the rug is pulled from under you?

Yesterday, the Huffington Post featured a front page story about the “The New Face of Homelessness.” Within hours, thousands of readers posted comments, many telling of their own personal struggles with facing foreclosure, eviction, and homelessness.  Their stories are harrowing, … Continue reading

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Golden voice(s)

Everyone’s talking about Ted Williams these days. My twitter feed is abuzz with congratulations for him, YouTube is counting hits of his video clips in the millions, and most of the news sites I frequent have something to say about … Continue reading

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Hotel Kids – Not Homeless?!

A couple of weeks ago, several members of the Law Center’s staff attended a film screening of Alexandra Pelosi’s new documentary, “Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County.” The screening was followed by an engaging panel discussion on child  homelessness … Continue reading

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More than Wins and Losses

Wins and losses? It’s about way more than that. We’ve just had two big wins for homeless children. We won a great settlement in our lawsuit against a suburban Pittsburgh school district and the state of Pennsylvania, working in partnership with … Continue reading

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