Category Archives: Homeless Advocacy

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The Impact of the Homeless Advocacy Project [INFOGRAPHIC]

During National Homeless Awareness Week, the Justice & Diversity Center celebrates its Homeless Advocacy Project’s 25th anniversary. In 25 years of service, hundreds of dedicated staff attorneys, advocates and social…


Homeless Advocacy Project Welcomes Three Post-Bar Law Clerks

JDC and the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) welcome three post-Bar law clerks who will be helping low-income clients with their eviction cases: Daniel Evans, Taylor Pospichel and Michael Spalding. Daniel…


JDC’s Homeless Advocacy Project: Assisting One Family at a Time

The Washingtons – Mary, her two-year old son, and her two parents – were at imminent risk of homelessness because they had fallen behind on their rent, having used their…


Homeless Advocacy Project Gives Summer Associates Experience Through its Annual Public Service Program

This past summer, the Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) held its 16th annual Summer Associates in Public Service Program.  The program provides critical legal services to…


Justice & Diversity Center’s Homeless Advocacy Project: Steady Stream of Income Does Not Always Equal Steady Stream of Housing

Mr. King* is disabled by mental health impairments and lives in a supportive housing project with on-site social and medical services. As a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipient he has…


Justice & Diversity Center’s Homeless Advocacy Project: Helping the Homeless Community One Client at a Time

Martin* had been living in his unit in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco since 1999. In 2002, he started to have serious habitability problems in his unit – infestation…