Members of Congress and leaders of the legal community will join the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) on October 19 from 1-3:30 p.m. EDT for a virtual forum on access to justice looking at housing instability, domestic violence and the challenges the pandemic and natural disasters present.
Former Massachusetts Representative Joe Kennedy III and Rohan Pavuluri, CEO and co-founder of the bankruptcy nonprofit Upsolve, joined Legal Services Corporation (LSC) President Ronald S. Flagg on the latest episode of “Talk Justice” to discuss shifting the narrative on access-to-justice advocacy and the role organizations like Upsolve and advocates like Kennedy and Pavuluri can play.
Former Massachusetts Representative Joe Kennedy III and Rohan Pavuluri, CEO and co-founder of the bankruptcy nonprofit Upsolve, join LSC President Ron Flagg to discuss shifting the narrative on access-to-justice advocacy.
LSC released three interactive tools as part of its Legal Needs Monitoring Project. The project’s goal was to provide legal aid organizations and their partners with information on court proceedings and access-to-justice issues to improve the delivery of legal services.
The House passed a Continuing Resolution in a bill that includes $28.6 billion in disaster aid, $40 million of which would go to the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to support LSC-funded legal services organizations in assisting low-income Americans affected by the hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires and other extreme weather events that occurred in 2020 and this year.