CLASI is hiring a Development Associate to provide administrative support to the Development Director in fundraising, grants management, and communications. See the Employment Opportunities page for details about the position and how to apply.
CLASI Advocacy Director John Whitelaw and his sons Brendan and Simon are riding bicycles 350 miles along the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal trails from Pittsburgh to Washington, DC from May 26 – 29, 2018. Your donation to the Combined Campaign for Justice in honor of this epic ride will support the work legal…Details
Executive Director was a guest on The Delaware Way to talk about the legal needs of low-income Delawareans and the return on investment in legal aid in Delaware. See the full interview here: https://youtu.be/UXkhGVbW5a4.
At its meeting on April 26, 2018, the CLASI Board of Directors adopted a new strategic plan for the organization. The plan outlines a vision in which CLASI provides high-quality, creative individual and systemic legal aid to Delaware’s most vulnerable citizens; is a healthy, dynamic, collaborative, and progressive workplace that encourages diversity and growth of…Details
Deputy Director/New Castle Managing Attorney Laura Graham testified today in front of the Senate Homeland Security Committee about the treatment of unaccompanied minors and protecting them from abuse. Laura’s testimony starts at 2:27:15 here: https://www.hsgac.senate.gov/hearings/oversight-of-hhs-and-dhs-efforts-to-protect-unaccompanied-alien-children-from-human-trafficking-and-abuse
A recently completed study on the social return on investment in legal aid in Delaware found that every $1 investment in legal aid returns $7.23 in economic benefit for Delaware and its communities. These benefits include personal or community, inferred health improvements, and efficient increased access to justice. Read about it in Delaware Law Weekly, or read…Details
CLASI received a $300,000 grant from HUD to enforce the Fair Housing Act in Delaware. CLASI is the only private nonprofit organization to receive HUD funding to ensure Delawareans have equal access to housing opportunities regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability. See the press release from HUD for more…Details
All Delaware Children Are Entitled to an Adequate Education Lawyers from CLASI and the ACLU of Delaware have filed suit in the Delaware Court of Chancery asserting that Delaware’s education system is not providing all students a meaningful opportunity to obtain an adequate education, in violation of the Delaware Constitution. The suit is brought on…Details
The Combined Campaign for Justice is presenting a free CLE about legal aid in Delaware on December 8 at the New Castle County Courthouse.This enhanced ethics CLE will discuss the importance of promoting equal justice under the law, and will cover the history of legal aid services in Delaware, a summary of the work done…Details
For the second year in a row, CLASI was named one of the top workplaces in Delaware as evaluated by employees. This year, CLASI was the top nonprofit with under 100 employees and placed 5th among all small companies in the state. See the Delaware News Journal’s story for more details: http://www.delawareonline.com/story/money/business/2017/08/26/delawares-top-workplaces-glance/605571001/Details