Action Not Silence

From Atlanta to Oakland
We Rise with All to Condemn Anti-Asian Hate and Violence

Black Lives Matter – Action Not Patience

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City’s Motion to Dismiss Denied

Federal Judge Cormac J. Carney resoundingly rejected the City of San Luis Obispo’s motion to dismiss, allowing a case brought by unhoused residents and Hope’s Village SLO to move forward. Read More Here.… Read more

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San Luis Obispo’s Motion to Dismiss Denied

Federal Judge Cormac J. Carney resoundingly rejected the City of San Luis Obispo’s motion to dismiss, allowing a case brought by unhoused residents and Hope’s Village SLO to move forward.

Five unhoused and low-income Plaintiffs, along with Hope’s Village SLO, … Read more

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LA County Sued for Failing to Provide Timely Emergency Food Assistance to Eligible Households

Lawsuit accuses county of violating state and federal laws mandating expedited processing of CalFresh food benefits

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County fails to comply with California’s requirement that counties expedite the processing of urgent applications for CalFresh (formerly known … Read more

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LA County Fails to Provide Timely Food Assistance

Los Angeles County fails to comply with California’s requirement that counties expedite the processing of urgent applications for CalFresh. In Los Angeles Superior Court, Hunger Action Los Angeles, Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN), and Peter Torres-Gutierrez … Read more

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Join our Team!

At a critical time for lower-income communities and people of color, PILP seeks an experienced attorney to join one of California’s premier legal services support centers. Our experienced team engages in systemic, anti-racist advocacy with local and regional legal services … Read more

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Staff Attorney

At a critical time for lower-income communities and people of color, the Public Interest Law Project (PILP) seeks an experienced attorney to join one of California’s premier legal services support centers. Our experienced team engages in systemic, anti-racist advocacy with … Read more

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Lawsuit Seeks to Stop the City of San Luis Obispo from Criminalizing Homelessness

On September 17, 2021, PILP, along with California Legal Rural Assistance and Law Office of Babak Naficy filed a lawsuit against the City of San Luis Obispo in federal court, seeking to stop the City’s practice of criminalizing homelessness, unlawfully … Read more

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End the Criminalization of Homelessness

On September 17, 2021, PILP, along with California Legal Rural Assistance and Law Office of Babak Naficy filed a lawsuit against the City of San Luis Obispo in federal court, seeking to stop the City’s practice of criminalizing homelessness, unlawfully … Read more

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Who We Are

The Public Interest Law Project (PILP) provides crucial litigation and advocacy support to local legal services and public interest law programs throughout California. Our work brings affordable housing to lower income families and homeless people, provides access to services and … Read more

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