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National Homelessness Law Center

National Homelessness Law Center

Changing Laws, Changing Lives! We are the only national legal group dedicated to preventing and ending homelessness.

🔊CALL TO ACTION! We're less than two weeks away from#johnsonvgrantspasssPass hearing#HousingNotHandcuffscuffs Rally on April 22. Will you join us at the Supreme Court, on the forefront of this historic moment?Here's our schedule for the day:8:30-9:00: Lie-in action with blankets and pillows in front of the Supreme Court9:00-10:00: Breakfast with advocates from across the country10:00-12:00: Main rally with speakers, or listen to case arguments12:00: Call to action and close 📍 Location: U.S. Supreme Court, 1 First Street NE, D.C.🔗RSVP to the rally and educate yourself on the impact and importance of this case at johnsonvgrantspass.com/rally ... See MoreSee Less
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We're thrilled to announce that Rev. Dr. William Barber II will be speaking at the #HousingNotHandcuffs Rally on April 22nd!The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II is the President & Senior Lecturer of Repairers of the Breach, and Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign. In 2018, Rev. Dr. Barber helped relaunch the Poor People’s Campaign, which was begun by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968.Will you join us on the steps of the Supreme Court on April 22nd, the day of #JohnsonVGrantsPass, to rally against the criminalization of homelessness?Learn more and RSVP for the rally at the link in bio. here: loom.ly/w32b7bw ... See MoreSee Less
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Civil rights attorneys, homeless activists, public health experts, academic leaders, law enforcement associations, faith-based groups, economists, members of Congress, local elected officials, and more all agree: we will never solve homelessness with jails and fines. We are incredibly moved by and grateful to the countless organizations and individuals who have stepped up to support the rights of homeless people in the #johnsonvgrantspass case. We have compiled all of these powerful amicus briefs filed in support of Johnson on our #johnsonvgrantspass website. View the list here: johnsonvgrantspass.com/amici ... See MoreSee Less
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LIVE WEBINAR! Accessing Legal Services and Changing Laws to #EndYouthHomelessness w/panelists from the American Bar Association, Texas Appleseed, Legal Counsel for Youth & Children and a Youth Advocate! Two dates available: Weds 4/17 from 2-3pm OR Thurs 4/18 from 4-5pm.Free resources to support you and your community, including the revamped Homeless Youth Legal Network directory of legal services, an active listserv of advocates, as well as the recently released Model State Statutes publication!Register here for Wednesday: bit.ly/48XgO17 Register here for Thursday: bit.ly/49RxnwO ... See MoreSee Less
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Save the date for an upcoming town hall to discuss efforts to recognize the #humanrighttohousing in California. Learn more about what a right to housing means, why it matters, and how international human rights principles apply to our work to advance housing justice in California.When: Thursday, April 11, 4-5:30pmWhere: The event will be mostly virtual via Zoom, but there will be a small gathering in Los Angeles for anyone who wants to join in-person.In-person details: Room 1337 at the UCLA School of Law campus, located at 385 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles, CA 90095.Zoom/Virtual Registration Link (Register Now!): tinyurl.com/right2housing2024 ... See MoreSee Less
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