Law Center Updates

Our Statement on Charlottesville

We are shaken and saddened by the horrifying hatred and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.  The blatant expressions of racism and ant-Semitism–culminating with the death of a demonstrator and two police officers–evoke a time that some thought we had left behind. But for many, these events have only exposed the reality that always […]

Soil Generation Wins SustainPHL Sustainable Communities Award

Soil Generation won the SustainPHL Sustainable Communities Award on August 3, 2017, for working to provide communities with equitable access to clean air & water, clean & open spaces, and energy-efficient resources, as well as protecting local wildlife & habitats. The SustainPHL Awards are an annual celebration for sustainability visionaries to unsung heroes making a difference […]

AmeriCorps Service Opportunity Available for Individuals Interested in Public Interest Law

The Public Interest Law Center is seeking applications for an AmeriCorps Member. The AmeriCorps member will advance economic opportunity for people with disabilities by providing information to young adults and their parents about legally required transition services.

Board of Directors Updates from May Meeting

At our 2017 annual meeting on May 18, our Board of Directors elected two new members, recognized three departing members, and elected a new slate of board officers.

Law Center to be Honored at “Turning the Page for Change” Event

The Philadelphia Public School Notebook will honor the Law Center, the Education Law Center, and O’Melveny & Myers LLP at its annual fundraiser, “Turning the Page for Change.”

Confirmation Hearings: Take Action on the Tom Price Nomination

This is the fourth in our series of action items to address certain of President-Elect Donald Trump’s nominations. Today’s topic is the nomination of Representative Tom Price for Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Confirmation Hearings: Take Action on the Scott Pruitt Nomination

This is the third in our series of action items to address certain of President Elect Donald Trump’s nominations. Today’s topic is the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to serve as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Confirmation Hearings: Take Action on the Betsy DeVos Nomination

This is the second in our series of actions items to address certain of President Elect Donald Trump’s nominations. Today’s topic is the nomination of Betsy DeVos of Grand Rapids, Michigan, for Secretary of the Department of Education.

Confirmation Hearings: Take Action on the Jeff Sessions Nomination

As we promised last week, today begins the first in our series of actions items to address certain of President Elect Donald Trump’s nominations. Today’s topic is the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General of the United States.

We are Taking Action on Trump Cabinet Nominations; Why you Should too

We are Taking Action on Trump Cabinet Nominations; Why you Should too

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