The YLD Family Law Committee hosted their eleventh annual Supreme Cork fundraiser on February 16, 2017, at the 5 Seasons Brewing Company in West Midtown. The fundraiser featured a beer & wine tasting along with a silent auction. The event raised money for the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation’s (AVLF) Guardian ad Litem Program and Domestic […]

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Founded in 2016, Gather Good shares stories about people, causes, events, and resources that create stronger communities throughout Atlanta. Their vision is to celebrate a social sector that openly collaborates, connects, innovates, and shares with one another.

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Goodwill of North Georgia’s Good Works Show is a weekly radio show that highlights leaders and organizations making a positive impact on our community. On February 4, Michael Lucas was a featured guest.

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On December 9, PBI talked to AVLF Deputy Director Michael Lucas about being a leader in the public interest community, providing the “best legal representation money can’t buy,” and trends in access to justice, including new, place-based initiatives designed to take pro bono services directly into the community.

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On Thursday, December 8, the Center for Civic Innovation held Atlanta’s second annual Civic Impact Awards. AVLF is the proud recipient of this year’s Moving the Needle award for our Standing with Our Neighbors initiative.

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The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta’s Extra Wish is a unique donor opportunity that provides monetary contributions for tangible goods – smaller items that don’t fit into a traditional funding stream – that contribute in a clear way to the success of nonprofit organizations and the people they serve.

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20—Number of people abused by a partner in the U.S. each minute. 20,000—Daily average number of calls received by domestic violence hotlines. $8.3 billion—Estimated annual cost of domestic violence in the U.S. 35 percent—Estimated number of domestic violence cases reported.

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