The Law Center’s executive director will be honored with the 2014 Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Special Achievement Award for her dedication and commitment to the Access to Justice Coalition.
She will receive the award during the PBA House of Delegates Meeting on Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.
Ms. Clarke has been a co-chair of the Access to Justice Coalition for the last few years and led the coalition to hold three public Senate Judiciary hearings in 2013. The coalition also just released a report detailing the growing crisis in meeting critical needs of low-income Pennsylvanians. To read more about the coalition, click here.
Past recipients of the award from Philadelphia include Norris E. Benns Jr., Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Kim Kocher, White and Williams LLP, Jettie D. Newkirk, Law Office of Jettie D. Newkirk, Prince Altee Thomas, Fox Rothschild, and Kadijah L. Turay-Sengova.
The Law Center’s Board of Directors, staff and clients applaud Ms. Clarke’s commitment to public interest law and anti-poverty work.