The 2018 PurSHOEing Justice Event was a spirited evening of fashion, philanthropy, and fundraising for our Safe and Stable Families Program.Read more
Community Advocate Christal Reynolds’s parents would often take in strangers who needed a warm place to sleep and a hand up. Decades later, the example her parents set guides her work in Thomasville Heights.Read more
Junior Board of Directors President Jimmy Rusert explains what led him to AVLF, and how he thinks the Junior Board can make the organization even better.Read more
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.Read more
Safe and Stable Families volunteer Farley Ezekiel explains why representing survivors of domestic violence in court is personal to her.Read more
AVLF’s newest development staff members explain how they got into this work, what they love about working at AVLF, and what holiday giving means to them.Read more
When it is time to stand with a nonprofit friend who needs help from the breadth of your law firm, how do you build a team that will respond with previously unknown generosity and excitement?Read more
AVLF attended eight fall festivals in October, weaving tenants’ rights information into fun and games for the whole family.Read more
This year’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month brought collaboration between organizations to the forefront of the conversation.Read more
My mom explained that Jennifer had a habit in the following years of calling her when she got scared.
When Jennifer called that day and I answered, it had been nearly 20 years since she and my mother had first met. Over these years, Jennifer kept my mom’s home phone number and knew that she could call it when she was frightened or needed an answer.