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Lists publications and services, gives health tips for families, and includes sections on professional education, advocacy and research.   American Academy of Pediatrics - California AAP-CA is an organized group of over 5,000 board-certified pediatrician members of all four California regional Chapters. We are committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults living in California.   American Academy of Pediatrics: State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI) Includes SCHIP reports on eligibility and funding, a ...
organization, internationally recognized for its work in providing unique advocacy and support for people living in poverty, and for communities victimized by discrimination and civil rights abuses. One of the United States' leading centers for social justice , Bet Tzedek is based in Los Angeles, California . It was founded in 1974 by a group of Jewish attorneys determined to address the human rights issues and humanitarian needs endemic to Los Angeles. Their social justice philosophy was rooted in a central tenet of Jewish law and teaching: "Tzedek, tzedek tirdof - Justice, justice you shall pursue." Bet Tzedek ...
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Challenging America's 'Justice Deficit' : AsianWeek
If he is elected, the same politicians who cheered the launch of a trillion-dollar war will convert to born-again fiscal conservatives. In the name of the deficit, they will attempt to block new spending and starve into submission Obama’s campaign of hope. Regardless of who becomes president, we cannot allow the budget deficit to dictate our nation’s priorities. Just as we cannot postpone repairing our deteriorating bridges and levees, we cannot delay addressing the nation’s growing social divide — what I call the “justice deficit.” While the “justice deficit” cannot be simplified into a dollar figure, it can be described with ... market research, surveys and trends
How Can We Tackle Stigma and Discrimination through Effective ...
This 4-page background paper discusses stigma and discrimination as major obstacles to effective HIV and AIDS responses. It preceded a discussion in the Panos London / Healthlink Worldwide Spark series. The paper defines stigma and discrimination and delineates the ways in which they are key barriers to the achievement of universal access to HIV prevention, treatment care, and support by 2010. The paper focuses on stigma and discrimination as dynamics of groups seeking power through exclusion and chooses three levels for action: "working with individuals, households and affected communities to engage and challenge their ... market research, surveys and trends

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COMMUNITY BASED LEGAL SERVICES

The Need to Expand Immigration Legal Services in Northern California
2007, it made over $5 million in grants,. 25 percent of which supported the ..... conduct community-based legal services clinics and educational outreach, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian Communities in the ...
found that over 40 percent of those surveyed said that the government should ... the Arab population in the United States at 1.25 million.7 Adding to this ..... Emerging community-based legal services efforts in the Bay Area have been ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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The truth of China's response to HIV/AIDS
The man who may be China's most prominent defender of the rights of people living with HIV, Wan Yanhai, took refuge in the United States in April, after months of harassment by Chinese authorities. His organization, Aizhixing, has been repeatedly audited by government officials and is in imminent danger of being shut down. Other nongovernmental AIDS organizations have been similarly threatened, and people infected with HIV or at risk of infection in China continue to face discrimination and abuse. So why then, in late June, did the chief of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria — a $20-billion ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
names and faces
Dana Laganella Gerling was recently recognized in the 2010 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite. The list of 1,160 honorees, representing 1.8 percent of more than 64,000 active Florida Bar members who practice in the state, published in the July issue of Florida Trend magazine, includes attorneys in private practice as well as a separate list of top government attorneys. Web site developers Jason Hrnak and Ricardo Fontenez, owners of Abstract Minds Inc., won a silver medal in entrepreneurship at the SkillsUSA National Skill and Leadership Conference. Their company was among only 2 percent of SkillsUSA members to ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Legal Services Available to Injured Workers in California
Labor and Community-Based Legal Services. Several interviewees recommended that funding for existing legal services be increased to allow ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
OCDV - Legal Services
Victims of domestic violence should speak with a trained legal advocate or attorney before going to court. To locate a legal advocate or attorney, please call the 24-hour, toll-free, all-language New York City Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-621-HOPE (4673) and ask for a referral to a legal services agency. Many legal services are provided at no cost to victims of domestic violence. How does the legal system help victims of domestic violence? The courts and the District Attorney’s Offices in New York City provide specific services to victims of domestic violence. There is a District Attorneys’ Office in each ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Yale Law School | Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization
The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization (LSO) links law students with individuals and organizations in need of legal help who cannot afford private attorneys. The  Frank Talk Newsletter Spring 2009 update by Clinic Director Bob Solomon Clinics: The Sol and Lillian Goldman Family, Advocacy for Children and Youth Clinic represents family members in juvenile court cases, particularly abuse, neglect, termination of parental rights, and delinquency cases.   Capital Punishment  assists members of the Capital Trial Unit of the Connecticut Public Defender Office in representing people facing the death penalty.
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PRE-PAID LEGAL SERVICES? - Yahoo! Answers
SO IW AS OFFERED THIS THING ABOUT SOME COMPANY CALLED PRE-PAID LEGAL SERVICES..EVERYTHING THEY HAVE TOLD SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE...EVERYONE "SUPPOSEDLY IS LIKE A MILLIONAIRE? I ALREADY SIGNED UP FOR IT...THEY TOLD IF I GET PEOPLE TO SIGN UP I GET MONEY FOR IT...I DON'T HAVE TO SELL ANYTHING...THEY SEEM TO HAVE CONVINCED ME VERY WELL...BUT I'M JUST A LITTLE NERVOUS...I WAS JUST WONDERING HAS ANYBODY EVER TRIED IT? DO THEY PAY GOOD? IS THERE LIKE A CATCH? AS A PROSPECT, AND ASSOCIATE HOW WAS YOUR EXPERIENCE...RELATING TOP BACK THEN OR PRESENTLY? I have prepaid legal services and I've been very ...
WikiAnswers - What is definition of sexual battery of a minor
(i) the complaining witness against the will of the complaining witness, by force, threat, intimidation, or ruse, (ii) an inmate who has been committed to jail or convicted and sentenced to confinement in a state or local correctional facility or regional jail, and the accused is an employee or contractual employee of, or a volunteer with, the state or local correctional facility or regional jail; is in a position of authority over the inmate; and knows that the inmate is under the jurisdiction of the state or local correctional facility or regional jail, or (iii) a probationer, parolee, or a pretrial defendant or posttrial ...