Ms. Boyd visited the Safe Families Office after her boyfriend became enraged about what she wore to work. They had been dating less than a year.
Ms. Cooke’s landlord filed an eviction, seeking more than $6,000 in back rent–even though he had told her not to pay because of the conditions.
The story focuses on Starwood Waypoint Homes, the largest owner of single-family homes in the country, and their bad track record when it comes to making repairs.
AVLF attended eight fall festivals in October, weaving tenants’ rights information into fun and games for the whole family.
This fall, Standing with Our Neighbors expanded from one school to seven.
This year’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month brought collaboration between organizations to the forefront of the conversation.
More than 1,200 of AVLF’s friends came out for delicious wines, great food, and a good cause.
“In a time when our divided and divisive politics seem to permeate, and damage, the fabric of our lives in ways I have not experienced and would not have guessed possible, I am particularly glad to work at Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation.”
Although they had finally found safety, Ms. Jane’s daughter had left her dog behind.