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State Legislation: Take Action on SB 10

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Confirmation Hearings: Take Action on the Tom Price Nomination

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Confirmation Hearings: Take Action on the Scott Pruitt Nomination

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Confirmation Hearings: Take Action on the Betsy DeVos Nomination

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Confirmation Hearings: Take Action on the Jeff Sessions Nomination

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We are Taking Action on Trump Cabinet Nominations; Why you Should too

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New Board Member Elected at December Meeting

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Law Center Welcomes New Hispanic Bar Ex Officio Board Member

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Law Center Adds Board Member, Thanks Eric Rothschild for his Service

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Law Center Mourns Passing of Jerry Balter

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New Board Member Elected at Annual Meeting

We are pleased to welcome one new board member and thank departing board members for their service. Read more

Law Center Board Welcomes Two New Members

Lisa Clark and Shannon McClure were elected to the board at its May meeting. Read more

Board Welcomes Lloyd Freeman

Mr. Freeman, of Archer & Greiner P.C., was elected to our board in March. Read more

112 Pennsylvania Lawyers and Business Executives Call for Senate to Take Action on U.S. Supreme Court Nomination

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Law Center Announces Ex Officio Board Member Changes

The Law Center’s bylaws provide a wonderful infusion of talent each year by designating eight individuals as ex officio board members.
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Lawyers’ Committee to Pay Tribute to Jennifer Clarke

Executive director Jennifer Clarke will receive the Edwin D. Wolf Award from the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law on December 14. Read more

Michael Churchill to Receive Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award

Staff attorney Michael Churchill will receive the Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award on November 7th at the Andrew Hamilton Benefit Bash. Read more

Three New Board Members Elected at October Meeting

We are pleased to welcome Judy Yun, Matthew Glazer and Michael McKeever to the Board of Directors. Read more

Amy Laura Cahn to Receive UPenn Young Alumni Reward

The University of Pennsylvania Young Alumni Award honors the achievement of an alumna who has graduated within the past 10 years. Read more

Nationally-recognized Special Education Expert Sonja Kerr to Join the Cuddy Law Firm

Sonja D. Kerr will be leaving the Public Interest Law Center in early January 2016 to join Cuddy as National Director of Impact Litigation.  Read more

Staff, Partners to Receive National Award for Florida Medicaid Case

Staff attorney Ben Geffen, former staff attorney James Eiseman, and pro bono attorneys from Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP will receive the Child Health Advocate Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Read more

Amy Laura Cahn, Eastwick Clients to be honored by Bread & Roses

We will celebrate with staff attorney Amy Laura Cahn and her clients, the Eastwick Friends & Neighbors Coalition, at the 2015 Tribute to Change on October 1.
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Keir Bradford-Grey to Join Board of Directors

In September we will welcome the new chief of the Defender Association of Philadelphia as an ex-officio member of our board. Read more

Law Center Honored to Receive NAACP Award

On July 13, 2015, we received the Juanita Jackson Mitchell Award from the NAACP at its annual convention.

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Fellowship Applications

The deadline has passed for 2015 fellowships.

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Three New Board Members Elected at Annual Meeting

We are pleased to welcome three new board members, thank departing board members for their service, and celebrate a new slate of board officers. Read more

Law Center Welcomes New Ex Officio Members, Says Goodbye to Ellen Greenlee

The Law Center’s bylaws provide a wonderful infusion of talent each year by designating eight individuals as ex officio board members.
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Law Center Receives Major Donation from Former Board Chair Barry F. Schwartz

The Law Center is pleased to announce a new gift from former Board Chairman Barry Schwartz to support our public education work. Mr. Schwartz served as Board Chair in 1989 and is currently executive vice chairman of MacAndrews & Forbes. Read more

Law Center Receives Barristers’ MLK Award

On January 19, 2015, the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia presented the Law Center with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Outstanding Service to the Community. Read more

Law Center to be Honored by Barristers

We are humbled and honored to be chosen to receive a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award from the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia at its MLK Day breakfast on Monday, January 19, 2015. Read more

Law Center Welcomes Jenai St. Hill to Board

The Law Center is pleased to welcome Jenai St. Hill to its Board of Directors and two new members to its Board Observer program. Read more

Our Letter to Wolf

Read the Law Center’s suggestions for actions Pennsylvania’s new Governor can take to improve the lives of vulnerable Pennsylvanians.

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Ellen Meriwether Elected to Board of Directors

On December 5, 2013, the Board of Directors nominated Ellen Meriwether for her first term as a director of the Law Center. Ms. Meriwether is a litigation partner with Cafferty Clobes Meriwether & Sprengel LLP.  Read more

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