MEDIA ADVISORY: LSC Board to Meet July 20-21

July 12, 2011

July 12, 2011


Washington, DC— The Legal Services Corporation’s Board of Directors and its committees will meet in Seattle on July 20 and 21 for briefings and to act on several matters.

The Board’s Finance Committee will consider and act on revisions to the Corporation’s Fiscal Year 2011 consolidated operating budget, consider recommendations on a temporary operating budget for Fiscal Year 2012, and discuss the Corporation’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2013.

The Promotion and Provision for the Delivery of Legal Services Committee will hear a presentation on the role of client board members from representatives of Florida Rural Legal Services, the Northwest Justice Project, Indiana Legal Services, and the National Legal Aid & Defender Association.

The dates, times and locations of the Board and committee meetings may be found in the Federal Register notice. Members of the public who are unable to attend may listen to open sessions of the Board and Board committees by telephone, using the instructions published in the Federal Register notice. Download the Federal Register notice here.

The Corporation is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that was established by the Congress in 1974 to promote equal access to justice and to ensure civil legal services are available to low-income Americans. Corporation grants are distributed to 136 nonprofit legal aid programs across the nation.

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.