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

Protecting Immigrant Older Adults and Their Families

Posted on December 6, 2018

Bet Tzedek is part of a coalition of advocates working to respond to a new proposed “Public Charge” rule from the the Homeland Security Department. The rule, if finalized, would threaten low-income older adult immigrants’ ability to enter the U.S. or their path to citizenship if they seek, or are likely to receive, help from Continue Reading »

Justice for Car Wash Workers

Posted on December 3, 2018

  L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer announced on Tuesday that his office, in collaboration with Bet Tzedek and other local organizations, successfully secured over $1M in restitution for approximately 60 car wash employees who were victims of alleged wage theft. According to Feuer, this is believed to be “the most significant amount ever paid in Continue Reading »

A message from our President & CEO: Finding hope and strength

Posted on October 29, 2018

Friends, Do people ever ask you what it means that Bet Tzedek is a Jewish organization?  I get asked from time to time. I got asked all the time when I first started here. I used to respond that Bet Tzedek was as Jewish as the questioner: not very Jewish at all if you weren’t Continue Reading »

News from our Transgender Medical Legal Partnership

Posted on October 29, 2018

Tayo Michiko delivers mail for the United States Postal Service. It’s hard to deliver mail all day in the heat while wearing a chest binder. Tayo has also felt physically uncomfortable participating in activities he loves such as hiking, dancing, and performing in martial arts, where he is asked to train with women. USPS career Continue Reading »

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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