As the co-chairs of the Combined Campaign for Justice (CCJ) Equal Justice Society, we ask you to join us in helping to ensure CCJ’s continuing legacy of providing a level playing field for the most vulnerable people in our state. As you know, the Combined Campaign for Justice raises money every year to support Delaware’s […]
Justice Matters, For Everyone Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI) is one of the three agencies that benefit from the funds raised by the Combined Campaign for Justice. Last month, at CCJ’s 7th Annual Combined Campaign Cup, CLASI’s Deputy Director, Laura Graham, spoke poignantly about her client, Omar. CLASI’s representation of vulnerable youth, like Omar, is possible […]
A recent Philadelphia Bar Association analysis recommended that the city invest $3.5 million per year to cover the cost of legal representation for low income tenants facing eviction in order to save $45.2 million in public costs associated with homelessness and displacement. The study found that between 2007 and 2016, 80 percent of landlords were […]
We all want fairness in the civil justice system. But how is fairness possible in a world where so many people cannot afford legal help? This short video provides an easy-to-understand explanation of what civil legal aid is, and why it matters so much.