Washington, DC - May 12, 2015. Legal Services Corporation's Congressional Briefing "Serving Those Who Have Served Our Country: How Legal Aid Helps Veterans" with welcoming remarks by LSC Board Member...
Thank you, Diana. You are truly a civil legal aid force of nature. And thank you for your many years of outstanding leadership at LAF. It is a great pleasure to help you introduce these two important grants, here in my hometown. I know these special awards will allow you and your staff to improve and expand the indispensable services LAF has been providing to so many low-income Chicagoans so well for so long. I also want to thank Congressman Mike Quigley for being here and for his very strong support for LSC in the House.
The grant will allow the society to “build a technological bridge between urban pro bono volunteers and clients in Columbia and Greene counties and other counties,” said society Executive Director Lillian Moy. “We have great pro bono volunteers.”
The Legal Services Corporation announced today that 15 legal aid organizations will receive grants to support innovations in pro bono legal services for low-income clients. The recipients of the 2015 Pro Bono Innovation Fund are: