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Celebrating Tonality’s Grammy Win: A Testament to…

We are overjoyed to celebrate a monumental achievement by Tonality, our former client that was …

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Public Counsel Honors the Magnificent Work and…

Public Counsel cherishes the memory of Virginia “Jenny” Weisz, the former Directing Attorney of our …

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A Landmark Literacy Update: New Study Shows…

Public Counsel is excited to share a significant development in our campaign to uphold the …

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Powers v. McDonough: United States District Court Allows…

In November 2022, fourteen courageous veterans experiencing homelessness, together with the National Veterans Foundation, sued …

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Kristen Jackson Selected as Public Counsel’s New…

We are pleased to share that Public Counsel’s Board of Directors has selected longtime senior …

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Public Counsel President & CEO Mónica Ramírez…

Public Counsel is thrilled to share that this morning, the U.S. Senate confirmed Mónica Ramírez …

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Public Counsel Celebrates Our 24th Annual National…

This past Saturday, Public Counsel was proud to join our partners to host our 24th …

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VICTORY: Judge Dismisses Lawsuits Against Measure ULA,…

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Barbara Scheper ruled today to dismiss a consolidated challenge …

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Celebrating Tara Ford: Recognized as a Top Plaintiff Lawyer by…

We are thrilled to share that Tara Ford, Interim Directing Attorney for Public Counsel’s Opportunity …

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National Pro Bono Week: Celebrating the Heart…

At Public Counsel, our vision is to build an equitable society where all people thrive, …

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Mae M. v. Komrosky

Ending Censorship of Public School Curriculum by Temecula School Board

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Ocean S. v. L.A. County

Vindicating the Right to Safe, Stable Housing and Supportive Services for Young People in Los Angeles County’s Foster Care System

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Charity Bingo Night Raises Over $13,000 to…

Public Counsel’s Leadership Council hosted a fantastic fundraiser last night at Hamburger Mary’s in West …

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Celebrating Art for Our New Staff Lounge!

Last week, Public Counsel proudly unveiled nine beautiful paintings that have been installed in our …

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Public Counsel’s Senior Supervising Staff Attorney Faizah…

We are thrilled to share that Public Counsel’s Faizah Malik was honored with the Public Interest Award …

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California Rent Relief Settlement

Tenants’ Rights Advocates Reach Landmark Settlement on Behalf of Californians Struggling With Pandemic Rent Debt …

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Public Counsel’s first-ever Founder’s Day celebration

Founder’s Day Celebration: Honoring Fred Nicholas’ Legacy Public Counsel’s Founder’s Day Celebration Welcome to Public …

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Two New Vice Presidents Join Public Counsel’s…

We are pleased to announce the addition of two new vice presidents to Public Counsel’s …

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Thank You for Supporting Public Counsel’s 20th…

Public Counsel’s 20th annual Run for Justice was a tremendous success this past weekend! Over …

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Introducing Our New Directing Attorney for the…

Public Counsel is thrilled to announce the selection of Rachel Stein as the new Directing …

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Public Counsel’s William O. Douglas 2022 Award…

Public Counsel hosted its William O. Douglas 2022 Award Dinner last night – coming together …

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Bruce’s Beach—Land Returned to Black Family After…

In 1912, Willa and Charles Bruce purchased beachfront land in Manhattan Beach and built a …

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Securing Humanitarian Relief for the Parents of…

Manuel and Maribel Martinez came to this country seeking sanctuary and looking to build a …

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