Join supporters at our annual event on Tuesday, October 14, from 6-8:30 p.m., as we commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with a stellar program that includes presenting our annual Thaddeus Stevens Awards, live music from The Enon Tabernacle Fresh Anointing Choir and locally-sourced food provided by Birchtree Catering. Click here to buy tickets.
Amy Laura Cahn, Director of the Garden Justice Legal Initiative and staff attorney fellow at the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, will present at the Urban Agriculture Law Conference on September 19th in Baltimore, MD, to share information and best practices in urban agriculture laws, policies and practices across the country.
Join us on September 20, 2014 for a full-day conference to discuss a variety of special education topics as children return to school. Click here to buy tickets.
The Law Center has endorsed the People’s Climate March on September 21, the largest rally in history to demand action on climate change.
Amy Laura Cahn will present at an environmental justice conference at Penn on September 30.
Join us on October 21st, 2014 for an afternoon conference to discuss health issues in schools . Click here to buy tickets
Michael Churchill represented the Law Center in Harrisburg on Tuesday in calling on legislature to pass legislation to prevent further cuts to Philadelphia schools. (more…)
Lower Merion School District families vow to ask for reconsideration of panel decision ending race discrimination case. (more…)
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania heard oral argument on September 10 in a case challenging the use of paperless electronic voting machines. (more…)
PDE neglects to investigate hundreds of allegations documenting severe effects of underfunding (more…)
On August 28th the federal and state governments reached agreement on a plan to expand Medicaid coverage to 600,000 Pennsylvanians. (more…)