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CSAJ Announces Exciting New Work

January 29, 2015

The Center for Survivor Agency and Justice is thrilled to announce a new wave of technical assistance and training, with a particular focus on increasing access to economic justice for survivors in the civil legal justice system. Thanks to a new grant from the Office on Violence Against Women, Department of Justice, CSAJ will provide training and technical assistance to Legal Assistance for Victims and Rural Grantees to meet the consumer and economic civil legal needs of survivors. Partners on the grant include: the National Consumer Law Center, Home Free, the Center for Court Innovation, Wider Opportunities for Women, along with a cadre of Expert Advisors.

The Consumer Rights for Domestic and Sexual Violence Initiative will expand upon its previous work by building consumer lawyers’ and advocates’ capacity to: provide consumer and economic civil legal advocacy and engage in systemic advocacy to remove barriers to economic security for survivors. The Initiative will engage in this work in several new and exciting ways: