Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | Legal Aid Chicago Luncheon

On June 20, LSC Board Chair John G. Levi was recognized by the newly renamed Legal Aid Chicago with the Champion of Justice Award. Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker presented the award and thanked Levi for his efforts on behalf of expanding access to justice. Read Chair Levi's remarks below:... Continue reading >

Foreword: Revitalizing Rural America

The number of rural Americans living in poverty has climbed sharply in the past twenty years. At the turn of the 21st century, about one in five rural counties had a poverty rate higher than twenty percent. Today, that number has climbed to about one in three rural counties. This increase in rural... Continue reading >

Remarks by LSC Board Chair John G. Levi | Pro Bono Awards Reception

Good evening, and as many of you already know, I am John Levi, the 10th Chair of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation, and it is my pleasure on behalf of our Board to welcome you to this reception. Tonight we recognize two distinguished New Mexico lawyers, two leading law firms... Continue reading >

Remarks by John G. Levi | Omaha News Conference

LSC Board Chair John G. Levi at Omaha News Conference. I am delighted to be here today to formally introduce these important grants from LSC’s Midwestern Legal Disaster Coordination Fund to Legal Aid of Nebraska and Iowa Legal Aid. The projects they will fund should help to bolster and expand the... Continue reading >

Glenn Rawdon's Speech, Everyone, Anytime, Anywhere, on How Technology Transforms Civil Legal Aid

Glenn Rawdon, LSC Technology Program Counsel, at the White House Forum on Increasing Access to Justice , April 8, 2014 Everyone, Anytime, Anywhere In October of 1999 Bill Gates published an article for Forbes titled: Everyone, Anytime, Anywhere, The next step for technology is universal access . He... Continue reading >