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2014 Generous Associates Campaign Honorary Chair Greg Craig, Skadden
2014 Generous Associates Campaign Total Raised in 2013: $977,670 2014 Goal: $1,000,000
I knew I was right, but I also knew I needed to have someone on my side in order to be heard. - Wilma Jones
My lawyer was an angel. Her words in the court were so powerful. Because of Legal Aid, I won my case. - Sonya Preethy
“Without Legal Aid, I don’t know how I would have made it.” - Danny McBeth
Approximately 23% – more than one-fifth – of DC residents live in poverty. 2013 Generous Associates Campaign
More than 80 percent of low- income Americans do not receive the legal assistance they need. 2013 Generous Associates Campaign
In 2012, the District’s two Domestic Violence Intake Centers served more 5,478 domestic violence survivors.
Affordable housing for low-income D.C. residents is becoming increasingly scarce. Low-cost rental units in D.C. have decreased by half in the last decade.
Approximately one in four children live in poverty in D.C.
In 2013, Legal Aid provided legal services that benefitted more than 7,000 individuals in D.C.
Thanks to Legal Aid, my son Jamal and I are now in a safe, stable family situation. - Carolyn Blount
Domestic violence is more than three times as likely to occur for couples with high levels of financial strain.
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Without Legal Aid, I would probably be homeless. - Columbus Keemer
For more information, check out Legal Aid’s website: www.LegalAidDC.org And visit our blog: www.MakingJusticeReal.org
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