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 »
Read the full LA Times Article about the class action lawsuits filed by Bet Tzedek, Public Counsel and Irell & Manella today.
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, email@example.com Kristy Werness, Irell & Manella LLP, 310-203-7185, firstname.lastname@example.org Allison Lee, Bet Tzedek, 323-549-5813, email@example.com 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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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »