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Texas Access to Justice Foundation Funded Project Makes Headlines

Houston, TX - With funding from Texas Access to Justice Foundation, Houston Endowment, and the Jacob & Terese Hershey Foundation, Lone Star Legal Aid’s Equitable Development Initiative is making headlines with its advocacy. The Equitable Development Initiative’s goal is to provide legal assistance to foster community revitalization in low-income neighborhoods by fighting systemic discrimination and … Continue reading Texas Access to Justice Foundation Funded Project Makes Headlines

Air Alliance Houston’s 2nd Annual State of the Air Gala

Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid's environmental justice team attended Air Alliance Houston's 2nd Annual State of the Air Gala on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the historical Buffalo Soldiers National Museum. Air Alliance Houston believes everyone has a right to breathe clean air. Through applied research, education, and advocacy, they work to deliver … Continue reading Air Alliance Houston’s 2nd Annual State of the Air Gala

Lone Star Legal Aid Presents Community-Specific Information on ITC Fire Disaster to Pleasantville Civic League

Harris County, TX - On Sunday, March 17, 2019, at approximately 10am, a storage tank caught fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company (ITC) Deer Park facility, located at 1943 Independence Parkway. Industry neighbors and multiple local agencies actively fought the fire to prevent it from spreading and to extinguish it as quickly as possible. As … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Presents Community-Specific Information on ITC Fire Disaster to Pleasantville Civic League

April 7 – 13th is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Since 1981, America has celebrated National Crime Victims’ Week every April. During this week, we aim to educate our citizens on victimization and its effects on individuals and their loved ones. Additionally, we strive to promote policies and programs that will aid victims of crime. This year’s NCVRW theme is “Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope … Continue reading April 7 – 13th is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Karni Law Firm, P.C. Awards Lone Star Legal Aid $5,000 Cy Pres

Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid has been given a $5,000 Cy Pres award resulting from a federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) class action Karni Law Firm, P.C. brought against Cavalry Portfolio Services, LLC and its lawyers Rausch, Sturm, Israel, Enerson, & Hornik for misrepresentations made during the course of collecting judgment … Continue reading Karni Law Firm, P.C. Awards Lone Star Legal Aid $5,000 Cy Pres