Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

Staff Spotlight: Javier Bastidas

Meet Javier A. Bastidas, Supervising Attorney of the Justice & Diversity Center’s Sargent Shriver Custody Project. Javier has worked in this role at JDC since June 2011. He previously worked…

Staff Spotlight: Katey Wade

Meet Katey Wade, a Social Services Advocate with the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP). Katey has been at HAP for six years in August! She started as a Lutheran Volunteer and,…

Staff Spotlight: Alvaro Carvajal

Meet Alvaro Carvajal, he has been the School-To-College (STC) Coordinator for the Justice & Diversity Center for three years. He works with low-income and first generation high school students at…

Staff Spotlight: Danielle Doleman

Meet Danielle Doleman, Development Coordinator for the Justice & Diversity Center. Danielle has been with JDC since September 2016. She works with donors and helps coordinate campaigns that raise funds…

Joint Statement of Bar Association of San Francisco and Justice & Diversity Center in Support of Chief Justice’s Letter to Attorney General and Secretary of Homeland Security

April 10, 2017 — San Francisco — The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) and the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco support Chief Justice…

Homeless Advocacy Project Attorneys Level the Playing Field for Client in Eviction Case

Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) client Tim has been living in his rent-controlled unit in Nob Hill for about six years. His rent is reasonable and he pays his it on…

Retirement from Active Practice, but Not Pro Bono

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) honors Sheldon Balman as Volunteer of the Month for his hard work defending vulnerable ten-ants from eviction with JDC’s Housing Negotiation Project (HNP). At…

New Solo Attorneys Wanted: Fight for Justice and Build a Sustainable Practice!

Are you or someone you know interested in starting a solo practice? The Justice & Diversity Center and The Bar Association of San Francisco are seeking new applicants for its Community…

Immigration Task Force Launched

BASF/JDC President Merri A. Baldwin, announced the formation of an Immigration Representation Task Force, an advisory group charged with identifying, evaluating and recommending services and policy opportunities in the interest…

2010 BASF President Continues to Give Back, Establishes Fellowship Program

By Steve Love Director of Donor and Community Engagement, JDC The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), in partnership with 2010 President Arturo…