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All media requests should be directed to Vincent Cummings, Vice President of External Affairs at (323) 549-5813 or vcummings@bettzedek.org.

Integrating Medicare and Medicaid

Posted on October 15, 2012

Twenty-six states have applied to the federal government to combine Medicaid and Medicare.  Under these applications, up to two million dual-eligibles (persons eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare) would be transferred into an integrated Medicaid/ Medicare health care system.  In most cases, they would receive care through a managed care organization. The changes will be Continue Reading »

Bet Tzedek attoneys participate in mission to Israel

Posted on July 24, 2012

Bet Tzedek Elder Rights attorneys Yolande Erickson and Bertha Sanchez Hayden, both active in the agency’s Transitions and Family Matters programs, are participating in a special study and fact finding trip to Israel.  The trip is examining how individuals with special needs, such as autism, are being helped in that country. The attorneys are expert Continue Reading »

BT Attorney named to Top 75 list

Posted on July 19, 2012

Kevin Kish, Director of Bet Tzedek’s Employment Rights Project (ERP), has been named a 2012 Top 75 Labor & Employment attorney in California by the Daily Journal. Upon receiving this much deserved recognition, Kish commented, “I work as part of a fantastic team.  This is a recognition not only of our incredible ERP team, but of everyone Continue Reading »

Bet Tzedek attorneys to participate in veterans event

Posted on July 13, 2012

Attorneys from Bet Tzedek will be making presentations and providing service at the California Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Vets co-sponsored Female Veterans Stand Down – “Women with a Purpose” event on July 20, 2012. The event, which  will be held at the USC Davidson Conference Center in Los Angeles, brings together service providers Continue Reading »

Volunteers honored

Posted on July 13, 2012

(July 12, 2012) Bet Tzedek feted its volunteers of all stripes at the annual “Evening of Recognition,” held this year at Sinai Temple. Nearly 160  pro bono attorneys, community members, students, board members, staff, along with  friends and family came together to celebrate the incredible service of Bet Tzedek’s volunteers in general and the evening’s honorees in particular. California Continue Reading »

Gov Brown signs California Homeowners Bill of Rights

Posted on July 12, 2012

(July 11, 2012) Bet Tzedek is pleased to pass along the news of the signing into law of the California Homeowners Bill of Rights. Members staff worked hard and their efforts contributed to the enactment of these new laws. The 2012 California Homeowner Bill of Rights is a legislative package designed to bring fairness, accountability Continue Reading »

Seniors take legal action against City of Thousand Oaks

Posted on June 29, 2012

Effort to to protect their independence and prevent potential homelessness Los Angeles (June 22, 2012)  – A number of Senior citizens, all members of a group known as SAFE (Senior Alliance for Empowerment) and all residents of the Ranch Mobile Home Park in Thousand Oaks, California, have decided it is time to take action in order Continue Reading »

The state of legal aid today

Posted on June 26, 2012

There have been a number of articles appearing in the media recently with regard to the state and accessibility of legal aid all across the country.  Here is a brief recap of the issue: The lack of adequate legal care for many Americans is often due to the fact that they simply cannot afford the Continue Reading »

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Posted on June 14, 2012

JUNE 15 Working together to make this MY WORLD . . . YOUR WORLD . . . OUR WORLD . . . FREE OF ELDER ABUSE! Many of our elderly neighbors endure suffering every day. They are the victims of financial exploitation, neglect, and physical or emotional abuse. These frightened elders, are from all walks Continue Reading »

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