When the Trump Administration threatens the lives of our neighbors, we couldn’t sit quietly. We’re suing the administration. Read on for the details.
Language barriers, long wait times, and a lack of communication often prevent our clients from accessing benefits in a timely manner. Today, we took our concerns directly to the DC Council.
From the courtroom to the city council, Bread for the City attorneys are going to bat for public housing tenants across the city. Read on to find out what’s being done at the City Council to protect public housing tenants from displacement.
We raised our voices about an offensive food stamps campaign. DHS listened.
May 20, 2019 by BFC in Legal Clinic
Supervising Attorney Esther Adetunji entered law school wanting to change the world. That mission led her to Bread for the City, where she’s found a home in our legal clinic.
We sat down with BFC Managing Attorney Tracy Davis for a candid conversation about domestic violence, reimagining a new system that considers the needs of survivors and why “hope” is more like an axe than a lottery ticket.
Because domestic violence is more than physical abuse, we wanted to share a few resources to help spot the abuse we don’t always see immediately.
Former Bread for the City attorney and Assistant Attorney General Stephon Woods and two clients are featured this week in a Washington City Paper article documenting what happens when residents, advocates and attorneys come together to fight unscrupulous and abusive landlords.
In times of crisis, we all need to come together.
Bread for the City is comprehensively responding to COVID-19 with expanded community partnerships, continual medical care, and responsible and creative programming so that we can meet our community’s needs.
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