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Dec 20, 2014 03:27PM

Dec 19, 2014 09:58AM

FY 2015 Spending Bill Increases Funding for LSC by $10 Million

WASHINGTON ? The $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill passed by Congress to fund the federal government for FY 2015 includes $375 million for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the nation?s single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans. This amount is $10 million more than LSC received last year.


Nov 11, 2014 01:53PM

Veterans Day, 2014: Message from John G. Levi, Chairman, Board of Directors

WASHINGTON ? LSC Board of Directors Chairman John G. Levi released the following statement in observance of Veterans Day:

?On Veterans Day, we honor and express our profound gratitude to the millions who have served in the armed services of this nation. We salute their heroism and thank them for their service. Their bravery keeps alive the values of our Founding Fathers.


Oct 17, 2014 01:37PM

LSC Awards Nearly $3.5 Million in Technology Grants to Legal Aid Organizations: Local Releases

October 17, 2014
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Oct 03, 2014 03:34PM

Congressman Jerry Nadler, CBS Vice Chair Shari Redstone, Law School Deans Join Legal and Business Leaders in New York City to Mark LSC?s 40th Anniversary

WASHINGTON ? Congressman Jerry Nadler (NY-10th), CBS Vice Chair Shari Redstone, New York University School of Law Dean Trevor Morrison, Cardozo Law School Dean Matthew Diller, and CUNY School of Law Dean Michelle Anderson joined leaders from legal aid organizations, law firms, and corporations to discuss ways to increase pro bono services and access to justice in their communities October 7 at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, 919 Third Avenue, at 4:30 p.m.


Texas RioGrande Legal Aid News Updates
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:53:33 +0000

Nov 20, 2014 09:46AM

Fox San Antonio ? Operation Selena collecting stuffed animals for kids

What started as a way to spread cheer to sick children has now spread to thousands of kids in need. “I know that God’s hand is in this because of the growth of Operation Selena,” said Gloria Pargas.  Operation Selena has now spread throughout the Pargas home. To read the entire article and watch the…

Nov 19, 2014 03:41PM

Texas Public Radio ? Geekdom Hosts Free Legal Clinic for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs in San Antonio have a chance at a free session for legal advice ? if they act quickly. The opportunity is this evening only, when Geekdom will host a pro-bono legal clinic for business owners to consult with an attorney about trademarks, patients, and the business of starting a business. To read the entire…

Nov 18, 2014 02:40PM

San Antonio Business Journal ? Downtown groups offering free legal clinic for San Antonio entrepreneurs

Accion Texas and the 80/20 Foundation will host a free legal clinic for local business owners and entrepreneurs on Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. The RAM Law Firm and Texas C-BAR/Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid will provide pro bono services during the clinic which will be held in the offices at Geekdom…

Nov 03, 2014 08:50AM

El Diario ? Ganan demanda ex inquilinos desalojados del Hotel Gateway

Después de meses de lucha un grupo de ex inquilinos del Hotel Gateway ?quienes fueron desalojados de su hogar en marzo? ganaron una demanda contra los propietarios con ayuda de la organización Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid. To read the entire article, click here.

Oct 28, 2014 08:50AM

Equal Justice Works ? Alumna Adriana Rodriguez Empowers Domestic Violence Survivors

I returned home to Laredo, Texas as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in 2011. After learning about the prevalence of domestic violence and its long-term effects on families in the area, I wanted to empower survivors of domestic violence to seek and secure the protection they deserve. My experiences taught me that empowering mothers is…


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