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2010 - 2011 Poverty | Environmental Justice | Human & Civil Rights
2009 - 2010 Poverty | Environmental Justice | Human & Civil Rights
2008 - 2009 Poverty | Environmental Justice | Human & Civil Rights
2007 - 2008 Poverty | Environmental Justice | Human & Civil Rights
2006 - 2007 Poverty | Environmental Justice | Human & Civil Rights
2005 - 2006 Poverty | Environmental Justice | Human & Civil Rights
2004 - 2005 Poverty | Environmental Justice | Human & Civil Rights
2003 - 2004 Poverty | Environmental Justice | Human & Civil Rights
2002 - 2003 Poverty | Environmental Justice | Human & Civil Rights | Evelyn Frank Fund
2001 - 2002 Poverty | Environmental Justice | Human & Civil Rights
Grants Awarded: July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Total Amount Awarded this Fiscal Year $137,393
Concerned Citizens of West Fresno v. the City of Fresno and Darling International
Applicant: California Rural Legal Assistance
A case addressing the disparate impact of agricultural processing plants near low-income communities of color.
Ardent Property Management, Inc. v. Joyce Facchiano
Grantee: Equal Justice Foundation
A case against Ardent Property Management, Inc.’s routine of charging former tenants exorbitant sums for alleged damages and fees.
Dine CARE v. Klein
Applicant: Energy Minerals Law Center
A challenge to grant a permit by Office of Surface Mining Enforcement and Reclamation for open pit mining on Navajo Nation tribal lands.
Susana Molina v. Riverview Trailer
Grantee: Columbia Legal Services
A case on behalf of immigrants from Mattawa, Washington to require the owners of the manufactured housing community in which they live for imposing illegal rental agreements.
Spalding v. City of Oakland
Grantee: National Lawyers Guild, San Francisco
A class action for the arrests and detention of 150 demonstrators in Oakland during the Johannes Mehserle trial.
Restoring Justice: Albie Sachs and the spirit of Ubuntu
Grantee: Ginzberg Video Productions
Funding for, Restoring Justice, a film telling the story of Albie Sachs.
David Ojeda-Sanchez v. Bland Farms, LLC
Applicant: Georgia Legal Services, Farmworker Division
A wage and hour case claiming Bland Farms falsified 80 Mexican workers’ records.
Arash Tashvighi v. Rapid Plumbing, Inc.
Applicant: Rousso & Jackel
A class action case arguing the plaintiffs were paid by commission instead of hourly wages.
Van Meter v. Harvey, Commissioner, Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Applicant: Maine Equal Justice Partners
A class action case claiming the State of Maine has failed to provide individuals with cerebral palsy services to allow them to live more independently and potentially be integrated into the community.
Orleans Public Defenders v. Marlin Gusman
Applicant: Orleans Public Defenders
A litigation project to challenge the current attorney/inmate visitation conditions at the Orleans Parish prison.
T.R. v. Dreyfuss
Applicant: National Center for Youth Law
A class action lawsuit against the state of Washington on behalf of Medicaid-eligible children for the lack of availability of intensive home and community based mental health.
Dorothy Ann Finch & Others v. Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority
Applicant: Health Law Advocates, Inc.
An action against the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority on behalf of immigrants barred from a public health insurance program.
In re the Mental Illness Patients in New Hampshire
Applicant: Disabilities Rights Center, Inc.
Litigation against the State of New Hampshire to redress the State’s institutionalization of individuals with mental illness.
People Organized to Win Employment Rights v. San Francisco Planning Department
Applicant: People Organized to Win Employment Rights
A case challenging the City and County of San Francisco’s approval of a development project that could potentially expose low-income families to toxic materials and radiological contamination.
Jock v. Sterling Jewelry
Applicant: Meites, Mulder, Mollica & Glink
A grant that covered the printing costs for an amicus brief filed in the Second Circuit regarding the availability of class arbitration in an employment discrimination class action.
Rattiya Unthaksinkun, Khaddouj Atif and Susan Ahmadi v. Douglas Porter
Grantee: Northwest Health Law Advocates
Challenge to Washington State’s termination of Basic Health program for legal aliens.