Author Archives: Kristin

Every Donation through East Bay Gives Matched!

Many thanks to long time EBCLO supporters who will match every donation made to EBCLO through East Bay Gives up to $22,500!  What is East Bay Gives?  It’s a 24-hour-online giving blitz celebrating the generosity of the Bay Area. It … Continue reading

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EBCLO on East Bay Times Front Page

Great article covering EBCLO’s budget cuts was on the front page of the East Bay Times yesterday.  To read the article and see the video visit:  http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/03/13/attorneys-more-funding-needed-to-help-east-bay-foster-youths/  

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Daily Journal Covers State Budget Issue

The following is an article published in the Daily Journal on January 12, 2017. Dependency lawyers bemoan governor’s refusal to boost budget Dependency attorneys say they are overburdened By L.J. Williamson When a budget increase for dependency counsel funding was … Continue reading

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Now Hiring for EBCLO’s New Executive Director

Janssen & Associates is conducting EBCLO’s search for a new Executive Director.  To see the job description and instructions about how to apply click here: FINAL-EBCLO-ED-Job-Announcement-2017-1

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Andrus Family Fund Awards $25,000 to EBCLO

EBCLO’s Community-based Advocacy for Resources and Education (C.A.R.E.) program was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Andrus Family Fund this week.  The  grant will help the East Bay Children’s Law Offices implement programming which protects the rights of foster youth … Continue reading

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Missing: $18,000/month in State Funding

Expected state budget cuts hit home to the tune of $17,946.18 per month here at EBCLO.  The Judicial Council of California has determined it costs $202.9 million/year to adequately fund counsel for children and families in child welfare cases. Yet … Continue reading

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On Balance–The Courts and Child Welfare

The California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership released a report about the important role the courts play in the child welfare system.  The numbers speak for themselves.  A 2015-2016 study measured the cost of providing representation to children and families in … Continue reading

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Sky Ranch Foundation Provides $10,000 Support to EBCLO

EBCLO’s Community-based Advocacy for Resources and Education (C.A.R.E.) program recently received its first ever $10,000 grant from Sky Ranch Foundation.  Founded in 1961, Sky Ranch Foundation strives to be the uniting force within the beverage industry for aid to at-risk youth … Continue reading

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ED Roger Chan Named San Francisco Superior Court Judge

Yesterday, Governor Edmund G. Brown announced his latest appointments to the bench.  Among them was East Bay Children’s Law Offices Executive Director Roger Chan who was appointed to serve in the San Francisco Superior Court. Roger co-founded EBCLO in 2009 … Continue reading

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Congratulations Jessie Conradi

EBCLO is proud to announce that our former intern and Class of 2016 Golden Gate University Law School graduate, Jessie Conradi, has been awarded the prestigious Equal Justice Works Fellowship for her project expanding EBCLO’s legal advocacy to create access … Continue reading

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