The Intersection of Access to Justice and Racial Justice
CBF Featured in Global Legal Post
CBF Takes a Virtual Trip to Washington to Advocate for Access to Justice
Unbundling Legal Services: A Win-Win-Win for Lawyers, Courts, and the Public
May 31, 2013
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services plans to use a $90,000 grant from The Chicago Bar Foundation for the most essential part of its budget electricity, rent and the copy machine.
“General operating funds are incredibly important to us ¦ A lot of foundations don’t want to pay for general (expenses), they want to pay for a special project, something they can put their name on,” said Margaret C. Benson, executive director of CVLS.Tags: CBF in the News | Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | Investing in Justice Campaign read more ...
April 19, 2013
When we talk about The Chicago Bar Foundation’s (CBF) 7th annual Investing in Justice Campaign, we talk about making a difference. In a sense, though, it’s just as much about standing up to indifference. As lawyers, doing nothing about the lack of equal access to justice in our legal system for so many people in need is just not an option. We cannot stand silent or still on this issue. We must move forward.Tags: CBF in the News | Investing in Justice Campaign read more ...