Bet Tzedek and Thai Community Development Center Applaud Labor Commissioner’s Office for Wage Violation Citations

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Bet Tzedek and Thai Community Development Center Applaud Labor Commissioner’s Office for Wage Violation Citations

Posted on October 3, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thai Community Development Center Contact: Panida Rzonca,  panida@thaicdc.org  Bet Tzedek Contact: Allison Lee, alee@bettzedek.org     North Hollywood Sanamluang Restaurant Slammed with Labor Violations Labor Commissioner’s Office Warns Los Angeles Area Restaurant Owners: Pay the New, Higher Minimum Wage and Proper Overtime or Pay the Price. OCT 3, 2018, LOS ANGELES, CA Continue Reading »

Bet Tzedek Mid-Year Report: January – June, 2018

Posted on August 9, 2018

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The Eisner Foundation Spotlights Bet Tzedek’s Kinship Care Project

Posted on July 12, 2018

Copied with permission from The Eisner Journal on the Eisner Foundation Website Grant Spotlight: Bet Tzedek July 11, 2018 Bet Tzedek takes its name from the Hebrew translation for “house of justice” – and as an organization that provides free legal assistance to low-income residents of Los Angeles County, it lives up to its name. Continue Reading »

LA Times: Lawsuit filed against L.A. County, lenders over green energy program

Posted on April 12, 2018

Read the full LA Times Article about the class action lawsuits filed by Bet Tzedek, Public Counsel and Irell & Manella today.

HOMEOWNERS FILE CLASS ACTIONS AGAINST COUNTY OF L.A., CALIFORNIA FINANCE COMPANIES, FOR UNLEASHING “PLAGUE” OF PREDATORY HOME-IMPROVEMENT LOANS

Posted on April 12, 2018

Watch Full Press Conference Here: https://youtu.be/mGrz_qL4LO0 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2018 Media Contacts: Joshua Busch, Public Counsel, 310-991-2503, jbusch@publiccounsel.org Kristy Werness, Irell & Manella LLP, 310-203-7185, kwerness@irell.com Allison Lee, Bet Tzedek, 323-549-5813, alee@bettzedek.org Attorneys for plaintiffs compare “Property Assessed Clean Energy” loans to subprime mortgage crisis – cite missing consumer protections such as ability to Continue Reading »

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 »

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