MEDIA ADVISORY: LSC Finance Committee to Meet August 1

July 27, 2011

July 27, 2011


Washington, DC—The Finance Committee of the Legal Services Corporation’s Board of Directors will meet in Cambridge, Mass., on August 1 to consider a budget recommendation for Fiscal Year 2013.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. in Pound Hall at the Harvard Law School. Members of the public who are unable to attend may listen to the Committee meeting 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.