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New Release: Building Partnerships for Economic Justice: A Report on Innovative Pilot Projects

November 21, 2014

The Center for Survivor Agency and Justice is pleased to release: Building Partnerships for Economic Justice: A Report on Innovative Pilot Projects This Report details the activities and lessons learned in the first year of CSAJ’s Building Partnerships for Economic Justice Pilot Projects, four on-the-ground implementation sites focused upon collaborative approaches to enhance economic and consumer rights for domestic violence survivors.

After conducting a needs assessment of hundreds of consumer rights and domestic violence attorneys and advocates across the nation, CSAJ selected four precedent setting organizations with which to collaborate in developing the Pilot Projects. The four project sites are: Texas Council on Family Violence in Austin, Texas Indiana Legal Services in Bloomington, Indiana Women’s Resource Center in Scranton, Pennsylvania Columbus Community Legal Services, Catholic University School of Law, Washington, DC

The Pilot Projects are the most recent phase of the organization’s Consumer Rights for Domestic Violence Survivors Initiative, a national project that seeks to enhance consumer rights for domestic violence survivors by building the capacity of and building collaborative partnerships between domestic violence and consumer lawyers and advocates. CSAJ will be building upon the promising practices in the coming two years.