MEDIA ADVISORY: LSC Board to Meet Today

November 30, 2009

November 30, 2009


Washington, DC -- Members of the Legal Services Corporation's Board of Directors will meet at the Corporation's Washington offices at 3333 K Street NW on November 30 to consider and act on several issues.

The agenda includes a joint meeting of the Board's Audit and Finance committees, a meeting of the Governance and Performance Review Committee and a meeting of the Search Committee for an interim LSC president.  The first meeting will begin at 11 a.m.  Portions of the meetings will be closed.

Members of the public who are unable to attend may listen to open sessions of the committees and the Board by telephone, using the instructions published in the Federal Register:

The Corporation is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was established by Congress in 1974 to promote equal access to justice and to ensure high-quality civil legal services are available to low-income Americans.  Corporation grants are distributed to 137 nonprofit legal aid programs with 918 offices 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 133 independent nonprofit legal aid programs in every state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.