Past Posts for "Letters From Leadership"


Halfway Through a Landmark Year

Halfway Through a Landmark Year

posted on June 26th, 2018   |   Category: Letters From Leadership   |   No Comments

A letter from Development Director Libby King. Suddenly, it’s June – and so much has happened this year already! In just six months, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation has hosted an Asthma Awareness Fair, a family law pop-up clinic, dozens of Saturday Lawyer clinics, two very successful fundraisers, Turn Up Turn Out events, and more. Our […]

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Unnatural Disasters: When Tenants Lose Everything

Unnatural Disasters: When Tenants Lose Everything

posted on May 22nd, 2018   |   Category: Letters From Leadership   |   No Comments

Every day in Atlanta, landlords carry out illegal evictions. They toss their tenants out without the benefit of court filings or a hearing, often because rent is a few days late. Most of the tenants who call AVLF have no prior warning of these “self-help” evictions. They simply return home to find that their key no longer fits in the lock, and peer through their own windows to see that all of their belongings have been removed or ransacked.

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