Category Archives: Events

One of the Best…

The Legal Clinic is honored to announce our inclusion in the 2013-2014 Catalogue for Philanthropy as one of Greater Washington’s best community-based charities. We were selected to be refeatured in the 11th annual Catalogue, which has, since 2003, raised more … Continue reading

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Every Domestic Violence Survivor Deserves Safe Housing

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Legal Clinic is proud to join the DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCAADV) and others in honoring victims and survivors of domestic violence for the 8th annual observance of Purple Thursday. Domestic violence is the second … Continue reading

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Tenant Town Hall Recap: No More Mold

In a standing room only auditorium at the District’s All Souls Unitarian Church Saturday, District residents met with DC housing agencies, legal service providers and non-profit organizations for the 6th Annual Tenant Town Hall, where residents voiced their demands for … Continue reading

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DC Residents Fill City Hall Outside of Closed-Door Budget Negotiations

Yesterday, over 100 DC residents gathered at the Wilson Building for the Fair Budget Coalition’s “One City Needs” Action.  Dozens of residents living in poverty, service providers, and advocates stood together outside the closed-door budget negotiations being held by the … Continue reading

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Making One City Possible

On Saturday, February 11th from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm Mayor Gray will hold a “One City Summit” at the WalterE.WashingtonConvention Center.  (You can register here or by calling (202) 709-5132.)  The purpose of the summit is twofold:  to provide … Continue reading

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