As Congress continues to debate comprehensive justice reform, Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA4) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN5) today launched the Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus which will focus on expanding access to legal representation for low-income families. According to the Legal Services Corporation, half of those that qualify for legal assistance are turned away due to lack of resources. As former prosecutors, Kennedy and Brooks have both made addressing inequities in the justice system a priority of their time in Congress.
Tonight we recognize five California attorneys, three law firms, and two innovative collaborative projects for their important pro bono contributions to LSC’s grantees across the entire state of California.
Opening Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi Board of Directors Meeting: San Francisco, CA Monday, October 5, 2015 Good morning and welcome. I am John Levi, the 10th Chairman of the Board of...

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