Category Archives: Homeless Advocacy

HAP interns, from left, Jia Liu, David Hernandez and Kristina Rosales

Summer Interns Help JDC Serve Low-Income and Homeless San Franciscans

This summer, the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) welcomed nine summer interns at its downtown office and at JDC’s Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP).   Peter Stevens, JDC’s Consumer Project intern,…

From left, JDC Board member Vid Prabhakaran, BASF/JDC Secretary Malcolm Heinicke, Brett Mangels, Richard Zitrin, BASF Executive Director Yolanda Jackson, Past BASF President Mel Goldman and HAP Director Teresa Friend

Homeless Advocacy Project Building Dedicated to Tanya Neiman

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco dedicated the new home of its Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) in memory of Tanya Neiman, founder of…

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HAP, Orrick and UC Hastings Team Up Weekly to Serve Homeless San Franciscans

By Adam Strawbridge, JDC Volunteer Coordinator The Justice & Diversity Center’s Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) is pleased to recognize the fantastic volunteers of the Multi-Service Center South (the Shelter) Clinic,…

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Engage Your Summer Associates in Pro Bono Service With the Justice & Diversity Center

Registration is open for the Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Homeless Advocacy Project’s (HAP) Summer Associates in Public Service Program. The program enables firms to provide crucial legal services to…

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Homeless Advocacy Project Has a New Home: 125 Hyde Street

Having lost its lease as a result of the rent squeeze a healthy San Francisco economy has created, the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) moved February 1, 2015, into its new home…

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Homeless Advocacy Project Keeps Client Out of the “Dog House” with Creative Thinking

The Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) of the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) often has clients who are at serious risk of eviction, in part because the client’s service dog is…

From left, volunteers Sam Lunier, Doug Stewart, Amanda Gordon and Bob Lieberman

Volunteers Come Together to Help City’s Most Vulnerable

The Justice & Diversity Center’s Pro Bono Legal Services Program appreciates all the volunteers who joined us for the last Project Homeless Connect of 2014 on December 18.

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With City Grant, JDC Welcomes New Homeless Advocacy Project Staff Attorney

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) happily welcomes Michael Spalding as a new Staff Attorney at its Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP). Spalding had been working as a temporary staff attorney…

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Homeless Advocacy Project Partners With Lutheran Volunteer Corps to Provide Holistic Services

Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC) connects full-time stipended volunteers nationwide with nonprofit organizations to work for peace and justice. This month, the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) is pleased to spotlight…

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JDC’s Homeless Advocacy Project Receives Grant to Aid Clients With Eviction Defense

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently included over one million dollars in the city budget for grants to local service providers to aid in the defense of eviction cases….