Shriver-LA in The New York Times

The New York Times ran an excellent article about NLSLA and our award-winning housing work leading the Shriver Project – LA. Here’s an excerpt from the piece, “A Push for Legal Aid in Civil Cases Finds Its Advocates:”

Established in 2011, the center is part of an experiment by the California courts on the benefits of providing more lawyers and legal advice to low-income people in civil cases such as child custody, protective orders against abusers, guardianship and, most commonly, evictions.

“We’re trying to level the playing field,” said Neal S. Dudovitz, the executive director of Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County.

Read the full article here