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January 22, 2014
Complaint Filed with the U.S. Department of Justice Details Criminalization of Students in the Wake County Public School System

January 21, 2014
CLE: Video Replay of 2013 Task Force Sessions

October 22, 2013
Legal Aid Complaint Spurs Durham Schools to Create New Program for Disabled Students

October 10, 2013
Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence

August 19, 2013
New Report Finds an Active School-to-Prison Pipeline in the Wake County Public School System

August 15, 2013
Back-to-School Event to Teach Wake County Parents and Students About Legal Rights in Public Schools

July 23, 2013
North Carolina Farmworker Advocates Urge U.S. State Department to Respond to U.N. Complaint Regarding Human Rights Violations in Labor Camps

July 18, 2013
Legal Aid Lawyer’s “Freudian Slip” Places Third in Fiction Contest

July 15, 2013
Legal Aid of N.C. to Host Free Legal Clinics in Vance County

July 1, 2013
A Fond Farewell and Best Wishes to Janeen Gingrich

June 28, 2013
Legal Aid Leaders Honored for Service to Poor

June 20, 2013
Federal Government to Investigate Alleged Civil Rights Violations In Durham Public Schools

June 18, 2013
Wake County Board of Education to Consider Task Force Recommendations to Make Schools Safer

June 5, 2013
Legal Aid of North Carolina Honors Women "Super Lawyers"

May 20, 2013
Legal Aid Unit Honored for Defending Families from Foreclosure

May 7, 2013
Youth Justice Advocates Reject Excessively Punitive Measures, Call for Research-Based Approach to Ensuring Safe and Fair Schools

April 30, 2013
State Funding Cuts Endanger Domestic Violence Victims, Deny Legal Help to Others in Need

April 16, 2013
Durham Public Schools Punish Black Students and Students with Disabilities at Higher Rates than Peers

April 10, 2013
Legal Aid of North Carolina Opens Branch Office in Richmond County

March 13, 2013
Language Assistance Plan Announced to Resolve Civil Rights Complaint, Advocacy Groups Urge Strict Adherence to Important Reforms

February 20, 2013
Free Preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney for Low-Income And Elderly Residents Of Greene, Halifax, Pitt Counties

January 24, 2013
Advocates for Children’s Services and the Wake County Public School System Reach Settlement Agreement to Improve Services for Students With Disabilities


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Legal Aid of North Carolina is a statewide, nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income people in order to ensure equal access to justice and to remove legal barriers to economic opportunity.


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