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Historic Settlement Promises New Resources for Children…

At Least $2 Billion in Dedicated Funds for Evidence-Based Programs SAN FRANCISCO, February 1, 2024 …

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Honoring the Legacy of Civil Rights Giant…

Last week, we lost a pillar of the Civil Rights Movement. Reverend James M. Lawson, …

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Landmark Ruling Allows Lawsuit to Dismantle NYC…

Last week, Public Counsel secured a major victory in our fight to address deep-rooted racial …

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Judge Orders Forensic Audit and Enforcement of…

For years, nearly 6,000 Los Angeles residents lived under draconian curfew restrictions—often prohibiting them from …

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Public Counsel’s 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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Community Fest Brings Residents Together for a…

Public Counsel is immensely grateful to everyone who participated in our inaugural Community Fest this …

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An Unforgettable Night with The Boss: Bruce…

It was an electrifying night at the Kia Forum this past Thursday as Public Counsel …

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$12 Million Settlement Reached in Los Angeles…

Los Angeles County and Renew Financial Holdings have agreed to pay homeowners millions over Property …

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Victory for Veterans: Federal Circuit Upholds Right…

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has unanimously upheld a lower court …

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Making Strides Towards Justice: Our 2024 Run…

We are thrilled to share that Public Counsel’s 21st annual Run for Justice was a …

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Public Counsel Receives Monumental $3 Million Gift…

Public Counsel is delighted to share some incredible news that was made public late last …

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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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Celebrating Champions of Change at Public Counsel’s…

This past weekend marked Public Counsel’s most special night of the year—that of the William …

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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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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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California Rent Relief Settlement

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

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