Supplying the community with civil legal services support dramatically improves quality of life, circumventing crises before they happen.
California’s child support system too often diverts money from children, and W&EHF is part of a coalition calling for change.
Here’s what the Fund worked on in 2019.
An interview with Jorge Blandón, Executive Vice President of Family Independence Initiative (FII)
An interview with Katie Albright, CEO of Safe & Sound
An interview with Victor and Naeemah, fourth grade students at Malcolm X Academy
An interview with Catherine Bracy, co-founder of TechEquity Collaborative
An interview with Saru Jayaraman, co-founder of Restaurant Opportunities Center United
San Francisco’s Financial Justice Project — the first of its kind in the country — assesses and reforms how fees and fines unintentionally push people into poverty and make government a driver of inequality.