Fellowship Opportunities

THE PUBLIC INTEREST LAW PROJECT SEEKS FELLOWSHIP APPLICANTS FOR FALL 2019

Founded in 1996, The Public Interest Law Project (PILP) is a nonprofit legal support center for California legal services and other public interest law programs.  PILP advances justice for … Read more

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Uplift Inglewood Coalition Sues City Over New L.A. Clippers Arena

INGLEWOOD, CA, June 19, 2018 – Uplift Inglewood Coalition, an affiliation of community empowerment organizations, today filed a lawsuit against the City of Inglewood, charging that the City violated state housing and civil rights laws by entering into an Exclusive … Read more

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Protecting Affordable Housing in Inglewood

Uplift Inglewood Coalition Sues City Over New L.A. Clippers Arena

PILP. along with Public Counsel and Cozen O’Connor are representing Uplift Inglewood Coalition in a lawsuit filed on June 19 against the City of Inglewood, charging that the City violated … Read more

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Welcome Terrell!

PILP is pleased to announce and welcome Terrell Kingwood as our first Director of Operations. Terrell will be responsible for the leadership of PILP’s human resources, administrative operations, finances, grant management, and development.
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Protecting Affordable Housing in Shasta County

In 2011, Shasta County was several years late adopting its required housing element revision. Because of its tardy timeline, the County committed itself to rezoning sites to accommodate 800 units of higher density housing that could meet the unincorporated County’s … Read more

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Shasta County’s Housing Element

To protect affordable housing in Shasta County, PILP and Legal Services of Northern California filed a lawsuit to challenge the County’s lack of an adequate housing element and compel the rezoning to accommodate the 800 affordable units from the last … Read more

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Welcome Melissa Morris!

We Welcome Melissa Morris to our Staff!

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Rural GAP Turns Five

Five years ago, the Public Interest Law Project began a special project to increase access to General Assistance (GA) benefits in rural areas. Through its Rural General Assistance Project (Rural GAP), PILP seeks to increase access to these critical benefits … Read more

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Rural General Assistance Project (Rural GAP) Turns Five

Five years ago, the Public Interest Law Project (PILP) began a special project to increase access to General Assistance (GA) benefits in rural areas.  This program, also sometimes called General Relief (GR), provides critical aid to California’s lowest income individuals.… Read more

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Low Income Residents Compel Monterey County to Follow State Law

Monterey, CA – The Monterey County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution approving new aid payment standards for their General Assistance (GA) Program. The new aid payment standards are the result of a lawsuit filed in Superior Court on behalf … Read more

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