Category: Blog Posts

Thoughts and updates from our work.

We are excited to introduce our 2023 Accelerator Grant recipients. Accelerator Grants are one-time grants designed to accelerate time-sensitive civil justice work and launch impactful projects. The grants support innovative and responsive initiatives that benefit from a one-time infusion of funds. LFW funds civil justice organizations doing strong anti-racist work, centering historically excluded communities, and […]

LFW is pleased to report that the IOLTA program continued to see gains throughout the second quarter, April – June 2017. IOLTA revenue totaled $524,398 for the quarter – a 5% increase over the second quarter of 2016. As a reminder, IOLTA revenue is generated through interest earned on lawyers’ trust accounts and remitted to […]

A Letter from Sal Mungia, Chair of the Equal Justice Coalition Dear Colleagues and Friends: You are a true example of the power of grassroots advocacy. Because of your efforts, the Washington State Legislature increased funding for civil legal aid by $4.8 million! Thank you for everything you’ve done to raise awareness and support for […]

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, people from around the state convened in Olympia to advocate for state funding for civil legal aid as part of the Equal Justice Coalition’s Legal Aid Lobby Day. The advocates represented 30 out of the state’s 49 legislative districts, and in total, they met with more than 75 members of […]

This is gearing up to be an amazing year. We are excited to unveil our new website and celebrate the completion of our long-planned merger with LAW Fund. Unifying the two organizations will open up a wealth of new opportunities to deepen our resources and more effectively support equal justice work across Washington. Be sure […]