2017 Annual Report


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2017 Annual Report

Posted on February 23, 2018

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Bet Tzedek Opens Its Doors to TPS Families Faced with Difficult Decisions

Posted on January 9, 2018

On Jan. 8, 2018, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced her decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador, stripping current beneficiaries of legal status and exposing them to possible deportation. The Los Angeles region is home to more than 30,400 TPS recipients from El Salvador – the second Continue Reading »

Los Angeles Times reports: Immigration-related retaliation on the rise for Los Angeles low-wage workers seeking fare wages and workplace rights

Posted on January 2, 2018

More workers say their bosses are threatening to have them deported BY: Andrew Khouri – Reposted from the Los Angeles Times JANUARY 2, 2018 – (LOS ANGELES) The deal the worker struck was simple: $150 a day to tile a bathroom and stucco the walls of a home in Arcadia. The pay was to come Continue Reading »

Bet Tzedek Promotes Diego Cartagena to head all legal programs

Posted on November 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, 2017 (Los Angeles) – Bet Tzedek has named Diego Cartagena as its next Vice President, Legal Programs, making him the most senior attorney in the firm. Mr. Cartagena assumes the position vacated when Gus May ascended to the bench of the Los Angeles Superior Court in August. Mr. Cartagena will Continue Reading »

Jessie Kornberg featured on “Tell Me What to Say” with Drew Kugler

Posted on October 31, 2017

Drew Kugler featured Bet Tzedek’s President & CEO Jessie Kornberg in a “conversation about conversations.” Being a CEO of a non-profit organization has a unique set of demands; constant pursuit of financial support and ever-evolving relationships with your Board and team are at the top of the list. Today’s guest, Jessie Kornberg, resiliently serves this Continue Reading »

2017 Pro Bono Profiles: Anatole Klebanow

Posted on October 27, 2017

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