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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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EBCLO Dream Team: Project Graduation

Most EBCLO clients are only ever represented by one attorney.  Sometimes, however, a youth might have the opportunity to work with our specialty attorneys regarding education or emancipation issues.  And then there’s the youth whose lawyer goes on maternity leave, or … Continue reading

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Graduate Profile: Julius

What a spring it was for 19 year old EBCLO client Julius.  First he was MetWest High School’s Prom King. Then he earned his high school diploma, graduating with a 3.7 GPA. Having entered the school with less than a … Continue reading

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Strength in Numbers

You may not all be basketball fans, but EBCLO is directly across the highway from the home of the Golden State Warriors. Needless to say, we’re Dubs fans. If you’ve seen any of the playoff games, you probably noticed the sea … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day LaDawn!

This Mother’s Day, LaDawn has four more children. Actually, she’s had them since 2012 when they came to her as foster children. They stayed a week and went home. And then a few weeks later the call came that they … Continue reading

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