MEDIA ADVISORY: LSC Committees to Meet September 13 and 16

September 9, 2011

September 9, 2011


Washington, DC—Two committees of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) will meet by telephone this month. The Finance Committee will meet at 11 a.m., September 13, to consider and act on a recommendation to make to the Board with regard to LSC’s Fiscal Year 2013 appropriation request to Congress. The Operations & Regulations Committee will meet at 1 p.m., September 16 to consider public comments received on proposed statutory changes regarding census data for distributing grants and to adopt a recommendation on the matter.

Members of the public may listen to the meetings by telephone, using the instructions published in the Federal Register notice, which may be found at

LSC 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 132 independent nonprofit legal aid programs in every state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.