#CourtingJustice

Brackets For Good & Fundraising Madness — Courting Justice Podcast Episode 2×02

According to Brackets For Good co-founder, Matt Duncan, fundraising should be fun! How has the Indianapolis-based charitable organization helped to transform the landscape of nonprofit fundraising? What role does innovation play in the future of fundraising?

Until We Meet Again, November!

November was busy for all, but despite everything going on, the Clinic staff had multiple opportunities to stop and give thanks for our many, many blessings! This month, we celebrated our amazing volunteers with two different Volunteer Appreciation Luncheons, catered by Panera, and with a fun photo booth for lasting memories! And we highlighted one of our most committed volunteers and Board Member Fatima Johnson in a recent post.

Fair Housing & Landlord/Tenant Rights — Courting Justice Podcast Episode 1×04

Who is protected by Fair Housing laws? What are the most common misconceptions people have regarding their landlord/tenant rights? What can you do if you face a housing issue of some kind?

In this episode of Courting Justice, Executive Director of the Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana Amy Nelson and Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic Staff Attorney Chase Haller answer these questions and share their expertise.

Immigration & Refugees — Courting Justice Podcast Episode 1×03 Part 1

What exactly is a refugee? What kinds of screening processes do refugees undergo before entering the United States? What barriers do they typically face and what kinds of services are available to help them integrate into our community?

Join host Ashley Caveda for Part 1 of our special two-part series on Immigration and Refugees. She discusses common questions and misconceptions regarding refugees with Director of Outreach & Immigration Services at Exodus Refugee Megan Hochbein and Immigrant Justice Program Staff Attorney Rachel VanTyle.

Come What May!

The month of May was chock full of fun events, like Law Trivia Night and Jazz for Justice! We also released the second episode of our new podcast, Courting Justice (available now on iTunes), in which we discussed the special considerations one should make when assisting and working with victims of violent trauma. We look forward to the beginning of July when we’ll release episode 3!

Caring for Victims of Violent Trauma — Courting Justice Podcast Episode 1×02

What considerations must be made when working with victims of violent trauma? How can service providers help them feel safe and empowered? What are the potential pitfalls?

Join host Ashley Caveda as she discusses these questions, the long-reaching effects of trauma, and more with Legacy House Executive Director Michael Hurst and Victim Justice Program Immigrant Advocate Noemí Gallegos.

Au revoir, April!

This April, we explored the idea of Abundant Wisdom, with Chris providing our introduction at the beginning of the month. We then took an especially close look at how wisdom applies to financial matters. We learned more about our Building Wealth program and about what to do if you get an examination letter back from the IRS. We also met a woman who was given a second chance thanks to the hard work of Project GRACE.

Adios, March!

March was an extremely busy for the Clinic! We were blessed with the chance to compete in Brackets For Good again, and because of our amazing supporters, we were able to raise nearly $20,000 in just two weeks for free legal services for our low-income neighbors! Additionally, we learned more about the importance of donations and how the Clinic seeks and utilizes these very necessary funds.

What is Justice? — Courting Justice Podcast Episode 1×01

What is Justice? Who has access to it? What are the community-wide financial and emotional repercussions when Justice is not served?

Join host Ashley Caveda as she discusses these questions, the Clinic’s most memorable clients, and more with current Executive Director Chris Purnell and founder and former Executive Director Abby Kuzma.

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