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Read Along With Our Legal Clinic This Summer

The Bread for the City Legal Clinic is sharing their summer reading list, focused on topics of interest to our staff, clients, community, and anyone interested in access to justice. Follow along all summer!

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We’re Suing the Trump Administration. Here’s Why.

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.

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Bread for the City Submits Testimony On Public Benefits Access Issues

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.

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Bread for the City Attorney’s Fight to Protect Public Housing Tenants Reaches 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.

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When We Fight, We Win: DHS Changes Food Stamps Campaign

We raised our voices about an offensive food stamps campaign. DHS listened.

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Supervising Attorney Esther Adetunji: Changing the World One Housing Case at a Time

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.

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Dreaming of a Better Tomorrow: A Conversation about Domestic Violence with BFC Managing Attorney Tracy Davis

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.

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More than Skin Deep: Warning Signs of Domestic Violence

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.

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