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NEW Release! Guidebook on Consumer & Economic Civil Legal Advocacy

May 18, 2017

CSAJ is thrilled to announce the release of a:

Guidebook on Consumer & Economic Civil Legal Advocacy for Survivors:
A Comprehensive and Survivor-Centered Guide for Domestic Violence Attorneys and Legal Advocates

A product of CSAJ’s Consumer Rights for Domestic & Sexual Violence Survivors Initiative, the purpose of this Guidebook is to offer concrete consumer and economic civil legal remedies, as well as nonlegal advocacy strategies, through the lens of survivor centered advocacy – rooted in the experiences of survivors who are living in poverty.

Take a look and download the Guidebook today!

Written in partnership with a cadre of Expert Advisors and Partners:

Katie VonDeLinde, Washington University, KMCV Consulting
Diane Johnston, The Legal Aid Society
Amy Cao, The Financial Clinic
Persis Yu, The National Consumer Law Center
Karen Merrill Tjapkes, Legal Aid of Western Michigan
Sarah Bolling Mancini, The National Consumer Law Center
Jamie Andree, Indiana Legal Services, Inc.
Laura Russell, The Legal Aid Society
Jenna Smith, Center for Court Innovation
Nida Abbasi, Center for Court Innovation
Karlo Ng, National Housing Law Project
Lisalyn Jacobs, Center for Survivor Agency & Justice
Erika Sussman, Center for Survivor Agency & Justice