Bet Tzedek Executive Leadership Transition Announcement

Archive: January 2020

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

Bet Tzedek Names Diego Cartagena as New President & CEO

Posted on January 17, 2020

        CONTACT: Allison Lee, Vice President External Affairs, 310-991-0373 or alee@bettzedek.org   LOS ANGELES (JANUARY 17, 2020) – Bet Tzedek announced today that its Board of Directors has selected attorney Diego Cartagena as its new President & Chief Executive Officer. The Los Angeles-based organization is an internationally-acclaimed force in poverty law and 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 »

2017 Annual Report

Posted on February 23, 2018

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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 »

Bet Tzedek Stands Ready to Protect the Rights of DREAMers

Posted on September 5, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allison Lee, Vice President External Affairs, alee@bettzedek.org  Direct: 323-549-5813, Cell 310-991-0373 LOS ANGELES — Today the Trump administration announced the rescission of the transformative DACA program, which for over five years has successfully allowed close to 800,000 immigrant youth to pursue their full potential and contribute more fully to their communities. Continue Reading »

June 2017 Mid-Year Report

Posted on June 30, 2017

A Mid-Year Message from our President and CEO Posted by Jessie Kornberg Do you look forward to the summer? For my family it means road trips, baseball games, beach days, and warm nights. At the office it means 35 summer interns, bustling through the halls and bringing new energy and talent to our work. But Continue Reading »

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