In appreciation of our work securing a fair and constitutional congressional district map for the state of Pennsylvania, the Public Interest Law Center has been awarded the Common Cause Pennsylvania Democracy Defender Award. We are honored to be recognized along with our redistricting lawsuit plaintiffs, the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania and 18 voters […]
The Public Interest Law Center seeks proposals from consultants with CFRE (certified fund raising executive) designation assess the organization’s capacity to implement a 50th anniversary fundraising campaign for growth.
The Public Interest Law Center is pleased to welcome Jacqueline Robinson to its Board of Directors. She was voted into its membership at the January meeting. Jacqueline is Vice President, Coverage Director, Casualty Claims at Chubb. Previously, she was of counsel at Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, an associate at DLA Piper, and an […]
The Law Center is pleased to welcome its 2018 slate of Ex Officio board members.
In October, in partnership with the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, and the Mississippi Center for Justice, we submitted an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief in support of the Respondents in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd., et al. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, et al.
At its September meeting, the Law Center Board of Directors elected two new members and passed a resolution expressing appreciation for Aneesh Mehta’s service. Megan Jones Griffault and Howard Langer were elected to the Board of Directors. Megan is Global Human Resources Director at FMC Corporation in Philadelphia. Howard Langer is a founding partner of […]
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 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 […]
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.
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.