MEDIA ADVISORY LSC Board to Meet August 1-2

July 28, 2008

July 28, 2008


Washington, DC--The Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation will meet in Wilmington, Delaware, on Aug. 1 and Aug. 2. Members of the news media and the public may attend open sessions on those days, as space permits.

The board will visit the Legal Services Corporation of Delaware and convene meetings of its audit, finance, performance review and operations and regulations committees. Justice Randy J. Holland of the Delaware Supreme Court will speak at the board's lunch on Aug. 1.

Board sessions will be held at the Sheraton Suites Hotel, 422 Delaware Ave., in Wilmington.

The Legal Services Corporation is a federally funded, independent, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting equal access to justice in our nation and to providing high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income persons. LSC currently funds 137 civil legal aid programs with more than 900 offices serving low-income Americans in every city, county, state and territory in the country.

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is an independent nonprofit established by Congress in 1974 to provide financial support for civil legal aid to low-income Americans. The Corporation currently provides funding to 134 independent non-profit legal aid programs in every state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.