Category Archives: Justice & Diversity Center

Volunteers Needed for San Francisco Mock Trial Competition

Samantha Akwei, Diversity Pipeline Programs Director The Justice & Diversity Center’s Mock Trial committee is gearing up for this year’s High School Mock Trial Regional Competition and would love for…

The Impact of the Partial Federal Government Shutdown

Low-income and immigrant families hit hardest by uncertainty and delays January 11, 2019 – The ongoing federal government shutdown is set to break an unfortunate record tomorrow and become the…

Seeking Legal Employers to Host 1L Students for Three-Day Job Shadow Program

The 2019 JDC 1L Open Doors Job Shadow dates are March 4-6 Aimed at opening doors of opportunity for diverse law students, the Justice & Diversity Center’s 1L Open Doors Job Shadow…

December 18: International Migrants Day

On behalf of the families, youth and community we serve, we at the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of the Bar Association of San Francisco thank you. Your gift to…

Homelessness and Supportive Housing Conference Connects Nonprofit Providers to Share Expertise and Ideas

The Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) of the Justice & Diversity Center is a nonprofit contractor of the San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH). With our collaborative partner, Swords to Plowshares, we…

Tax Attorney Volunteers Wide Array of Skills to Help People Navigate Confusing, Intimidating System

The Justice and Diversity Center (JDC) would like to recognize volunteer attorney Beth Hodess for her outstanding contributions to the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Program (LITC).  Beth’s work with LITC…

JDC Partners with Corporate Counsel, Firms to Help Strengthen Bay Area Nonprofits

Jay Lee, JDC Pro Bono Legal Services Manager As part of its mission to support and strengthen local nonprofits, JDC’s Community Organization Representation Project (CORP) regularly partners with law firms…

Defending Low-Income Tenants Doesn’t Feel Like Work to Our New Attorney

Jay Lee, JDC Pro Bono Manager Meet Judondi Bolden, the new Landlord-Tenant Supervising Attorney at the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC). Judondi brings 17 years of housing law experience to…

Destination Law School Tours Four Bay Area Colleges

Samantha Akwei, Diversity Pipeline Programs Director This fall,  Destination Law School (DSL) conducted tours at four local colleges in the Bay Area: Cal State East Bay, College of Alameda, San…

JDC School-To-College Coordinator Receives 2019 Brosnahan Fellowship Award

Samantha Akwei, Diversity Pipeline Programs Director The Brosnahan Fellowship award selection committee has named its recipient for 2019: Alvaro Carvajal, School-To-College Coordinator at the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC). The…