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San Benito County Neediest Residents Assisted
April 1, 2014 - Through the brilliance of the Public Interest Law Project and our own Watsonville staff, San Benito County adopted General Assistance regulations and created a program at its Board of Supervisors meeting.
CRLA Alumnus Wins Prestigious Award
The American Bar Association presented Martin Glick with the 2014 John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award! The John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award was established by the ABA Section of Litigation in 1990.
California Report features our Heat Stress Program
We've had some record-setting heat around the state this summer – it's more than just an annoyance for those who can't take refuge because the outdoors is their office. Recently when temperatures in California soared above 100 for almost three weeks, three farm workers died. As Lisa Morehouse reports, state regulators are investigating those deaths to see if employers violated heat illness prevention laws.
From the fields to the State Capitol – Michael Marsh, Salinas Migrant Directing Attorney, writes about two important days in Sacramento where our staff and clients educated lawmakers and effected positive change.
CRLA effectively creates systemic change with a combination of legal experience and the very real, day-to-day experiences of our clients. The result is a partnership both informing the legislative and regulatory actions that CRLA urges, and monitoring the enforcement of any new legislative or regulatory action. A great example is SB666 currently moving forward in the California legislature.