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Category: Grantee Spotlight

Thoughts and updates from our work.

Dear Civil Legal Aid Supporters: Columbia Legal Services (CLS) continues focusing on immigrant rights, protecting youth, and challenging our justice system to ensure fair treatment for all. Discover more about our recent collective success building a more inclusive and equitable society across Washington State. Protecting Immigrant Rights The Constitution matters:  CLS attorneys obtained a Temporary […]

It’s official. After 12 years as Executive Director of the Clark County Volunteer Lawyer Program, Susan Arney retired on April 7, 2017, leaving some big shoes to fill in Clark County. Under her leadership CCLVP has grown from 50 to 230 volunteer lawyers, who help staff several legal clinics to address the needs of veterans, […]

The day “Kim” met Lillian changed her life. As a Vietnamese single mother of two, Kim worked as a manager at a salon for nearly a decade to provide for her two children. The work was physically demanding and didn’t pay much, but it was enough to meet the basic needs of her small family. Recently, […]