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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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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 »

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