Last month, we offered more holistic services to the Thomasville Heights community at our Turn Up and Turn Out Event.
AVLF board member Adria Perez was presented with the Trailblazer award, and staff member Gabriela Medina Núñez gave a student testimony.
11Alive met with a Forest Cove resident and AVLF staff to discuss the housing issues that students and tenants face in the Thomasville Heights neighborhood.
Lana’s eye was badly swollen and red. She’d been to the ER twice for a range of symptoms. Her children were having trouble breathing. A highly dangerous strain of mold had infested Lana’s apartment – and no one came to treat it.
The nationally broadcast segment investigated the impact of AVLF’s Standing with Our Neighbors program on the Thomasville Heights community.
Ms. Talley fled to the Safe Families Office, having made a narrow – and lucky – escape. After attempting to end her relationship, her boyfriend held her hostage for nearly a week. He took her phone so she couldn’t call for help.
Morgan & Morgan attorney Adian Miller’s disabled client and her son rented an apartment that flooded. A little attorney time can go a long way – sometimes all it takes is a stern demand letter to transform someone’s life.
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation and Atlanta Legal Aid Society are partnered with the Family Law Section Diversity Committee to host a free family law community pop-up clinic at Thomasville Heights Elementary School.
This year’s PurSHOEing Justice was wildly successful, raising more funds for our Safe and Stable Families program than any previous event.
The 2018 PurSHOEing Justice Event was a spirited evening of fashion, philanthropy, and fundraising for our Safe and Stable Families Program.
Scott has served on the Board of Directors for five different organizations in addition to her work on Alston & Bird’s Pro Bono Committee.
Ms. Cochran walked into the courthouse flanked by two attorneys, two damages experts, a mold expert, two witnesses from the apartment building, and an officer with the Atlanta Police Department’s Code Enforcement Section, Ms. Cochran walked into the courtroom with an army.