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Yesterday we breathed, today we continue the fight for real Justice

The murder trial of Derek Chauvin ended yesterday with an appropriate yet atypical measure of accountability: guilty on all counts. Still, justice is far from done. George Floyd, whose life was taken over a $20 bill, is still gone, and in the weeks leading up to today’s verdict, the murders of many others including Daunte Wright, Adam Toledo, and in the DC area, James Johnson and Dominique Williams were all committed by police officers.

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Redefining Success: Empowering Client-Centered Representation

BFC Attorney Tracy Davis will a panelist on Redefining Success: Empowering Client-Centered Representation. It’s about legal services lawyers juggle a variety of issues and representational challenges every day. RSVP Now!

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Ayuda’s new Speaker Series: Faces of Change

Allison Miles-Lee, Managing Attorney at Bread for the City, was a panelist for Ayuda’s new Speaker Series: Faces of Change about Language Access and Language Justice. If you missed it, watch it here!

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Legal Assistance in DC during the Coronavirus

The Public Benefits team at Bread for the City’s Legal Clinic is working virtually to help people and families during the Pandemic. The Coronavirus has led to changes with DC’s benefits programs. Below is information about these changes, and if you have further questions or need assistance, please reach out to our Legal On-Call line at 202-386-7616.

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Ayuda Speaker Series: Faces of Change – Language Access

Allison Miles-Lee is a managing attorney at Bread for the City and she will be a panelist for Ayuda’s new Speaker Series: Faces of Change, the topic will be language access on March 25th. RSVP today!

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Let’s Welcome Our Newest Attorneys

We’re excited to introduce six new attorneys who are essential to our Legal Clinic.
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BFC called on the mayor to fund a simple improvement to DC’s low-income immigrant health insurance program

Last week, the mayor hosted the Virtual 2021 Budget Engagement Forums, an opportunity for DC residents to tell the mayor’s office what values they want to see reflected in this year’s budget. Bread for the City, as a member of the DC Healthcare Alliance Coalition, called on the mayor to fund a simple but essential improvement to DC’s low-income immigrant health insurance program. We want the mayor to change the DC Healthcare Alliance recertification period from six months to one year.

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New Southeast Virtual Grand Opening video

Bread for the City has completed construction on a new, 27,650 square foot comprehensive service center at 1700 Good Hope Road, SE, which began January 2019. Here’s a new video that captures all the special moments during the virtual grand opening.