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Thanks for Supporting Legal Aid at Work’s 105th Anniversary Virtual Event, Justice Rising

Because equal rights, fair play, justice, are all like the air: we all have it, or none of us has it. — Maya Angelou Our world continued to evolve this year, but that did not stop us from coming together to celebrate the work we do for our clients, many of whom are in need … Continue reading «Thanks for Supporting Legal Aid at Work’s 105th Anniversary Virtual Event, Justice Rising»

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On Title IX’s 49th: Nine Steps for Gender Equity in Athletics

Women and girls have made a lot of progress since Title IX passed 49 years ago this June 23, yet we’re still not over the finish line. At the high school level alone, boys get a million more opportunities to play sports compared to girls, even though girls want to play in far higher numbers. … Continue reading «On Title IX’s 49th: Nine Steps for Gender Equity in Athletics»

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This Father’s Day, Support Dads by Supporting National Paid Family Leave

By Ezera Miller-Walfish* Looking for a last-minute Father’s Day gift? Wondering how you might show a little extra gratitude today for your dad or the dads in your life? Well, we’ve got an answer for you: tell your Member of Congress to pass President Biden’s American Families Plan so that parents across the country can … Continue reading «This Father’s Day, Support Dads by Supporting National Paid Family Leave»

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Celebrating the First Anniversary of Bostock v. Clayton County

By Alex Allam* This Pride Month, we celebrate the first anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Bostock v. Clayton County. One year ago, the Court ruled that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, also … Continue reading «Celebrating the First Anniversary of Bostock v. Clayton County»

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LAAW featured in Issue Brief on “Why Care About Care? Our Economy Depends on It” by the Asset Funders Network and Economic Opportunity Funders

The Brief, which can be read here and features LAAW’s Work & Family Program, aims to elevate the intersectional and intergenerational issues associated with the care economy and the challenges facing low-income women of color who make up the care workforce. The primer is designed to provide funders with responsive strategies and policy solutions which … Continue reading «LAAW featured in Issue Brief on “Why Care About Care? Our Economy Depends on It” by the Asset Funders Network and Economic Opportunity Funders»

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Newsday Discusses Historic Wrong LAAW Helped Rectify for 91-year Old Lesbian Veteran Helen James

The article tells the story of LAAW Client Helen James, who joined the Air Force in the 1950's and was discharged due to her sexual orientation. More than 60 years later, and just shy of her 91st birthday, Helen finally received the honorable discharge she deserved after LAAW and co-counsel filed suit.
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Settlement with Vista Unified School District Concerning Gender Equity in Athletics Featured in Multiple News Outlets

LAAW and co-counsel the California Women’s Law Center’s settlement with Vista Unified School District Regarding Gender Equity in Athletics was covered in several news outlets.  Links to media coverage can be found below: The San Diego Union Tribune KPBS Fox 5 San Diego The Coast News NBC San Diego As Kim Turner, Director of LAAW’s … Continue reading «Settlement with Vista Unified School District Concerning Gender Equity in Athletics Featured in Multiple News Outlets»

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Launch of LAAW’s Newest Workers’ Rights Clinic location in Antioch Featured in the Antioch Herald.

“Antioch is one of the largest cities in Contra Costa County and has one of the highest populations of low-income, Black workers in California,” said DeCarol Davis, Legal Aid at Work’s Director of Community Legal Services. “It has gone unseen and underserved for too long. We are trying to change that.”
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Civil Rights Nonprofit Organizations Reach Agreement with the Vista Unified School District Regarding Gender Equity in Athletics

Vista, CA (May 25, 2021) — The Vista Unified School District is focused on their commitment to equity as a district value. To that end, the District has made and will make significant changes to help achieve gender equity between girls’ and boys’ sports at Vista High School (VHS) by providing equal athletic opportunities, treatment, … Continue reading «Civil Rights Nonprofit Organizations Reach Agreement with the Vista Unified School District Regarding Gender Equity in Athletics»

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