Fundraising Requires People and Laughter – Join Us!

Contributed by Natalia Fior and Lindy Laurence

A few years ago, a group of legal aid fundraising staff started meeting quarterly at their offices in King County. Our goals were simple:  support each other in our nonprofit fundraising efforts and …

JustLead Washington and the Leadership Academy Head East

Contributed by Jennifer Werdell, JustLead’s Executive Director

Just before the current traveling and gathering restrictions were put into place, JustLead Washington carried out its most recent 3-day Leadership Academy retreat in Spokane. While JustLead has always drawn Academy Fellows from …

A Trip to Montgomery, Alabama

Contributed by Salvador Mungia, Access to Justice Board Chair

Discomfort. Disbelief. Admiration. Anger. Pain. Sorrow. Loss. These were some of the emotions we went through. The images we saw will be forever etched in our memory and our consciousness.

We …

Nicholas Brown to Lead Closing Keynote at the Access to Justice Conference

Nicholas Brown

Nicholas Brown will keynote the closing keynote at the Access to Justice Conference on Sunday, June 16. Nicholas is a Partner with Pacifica Law Group, former General Counsel to the Governor of Washington, and prior Assistant US Attorney in the …

Sandra Williams to Keynote 2019 Access to Justice Conference

By Will Livesley-O’Neill, Communications and Advocacy Director, Legal Foundation of Washington

Sandy Williams PhotoAs the editor of The Black Lens, an independent monthly newspaper focused on Spokane’s African American community, Sandra Williams sees firsthand what happens when people lack access to …

Congratulations to the 2019 Access to Justice Board Award Recipients!

The Access to Justice Board honors colleagues and partners who promote access to justice through their leadership, courage, and innovation by presenting the Access to Justice Awards. The deserving individuals and organizations will be honored during an awards ceremony at …

Equal Justice Lobby Day 2019!

Join your fellow champions of civil legal aid in Olympia for Equal Justice Lobby Day 2019!

Thanks to your efforts, Washington has made great strides toward equal justice by increasing funding for civil legal aid during the past two …