Past Posts for "Standing With Our Neighbors"


A Year In Reflection: Thoughts From Karmel & Angelik

A Year In Reflection: Thoughts From Karmel & Angelik

posted on September 27th, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

Karmel Keeton (our former summer intern from Mississippi College of Law) and Angelik Edmonds (our former University of California President’s Public Service Legal Fellow) offer a short reflection on their time at Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation.

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Housing Justice is Racial Justice

Housing Justice is Racial Justice

posted on August 26th, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

COLE THALER | August 28, 2018 The word “race” does not appear in AVLF’s mission statement or vision statement, but there’s no question that the work we do on behalf of low-income tenants is racial justice work. Here’s why. 1. Housing inequality in Atlanta is not race-neutral. In a 2016 paper, the Federal Reserve Bank […]

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AVLF Hosts Awareness Fair for World Asthma Day

AVLF Hosts Awareness Fair for World Asthma Day

posted on May 9th, 2018   |   Category: News   |   No Comments

In Atlanta, mold infestations are common. When our subtropical summers meet a negligent landlord, fungus can flourish on the walls, causing a wide range of health problems. Standing with Our Neighbors (SWON) staff members are no strangers to this issue.

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