PLSE receives a grant from the Philadelphia Bar Foundation

For the last six years, the Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity (PLSE) has worked with people to reclaim their personal history by destroying criminal history record information. In 2017 for the first time the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, Philadelphia’s only foundation dedicated to strengthening the delivery of civil legal aid, has recognized PLSE with a Foundation Grant.  We are honored partner with the Philadelphia Bar Foundation to strengthen the delivery of legal services. More information can be found at the link below. PLSE PBF Press Release 

PLSE receives Barra Foundation award for 2018-2019

 

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Criminal records are monuments to a culture of conviction and mass incarceration.  For the last six years, the Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity (PLSE) has worked with people to reclaim their personal history by destroying criminal history record information.  The Barra Foundation announced today that the Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity (PLSE) is a recipient of a Barra Award for 2018-2019.  The award provides unrestricted operating support to “exemplary nonprofits demonstrating leadership, adaptability, and performance,”  and allows PLSE to continue to innovate the delivery of legal services.

PLSE Barra Award Press Release

 

PLSE wins Pa Bar Foundation’s prestigious Goffman Award!

 
 
The Philadelphia Lawyers For Social Equity will be recognized by the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation for our commitment to training, supervising, and supporting Pro Bono service in Pennsylvania. The presentation from the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation to take place Wednesday, May 10, in Pittsburgh at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Click here for more information about the Goffman award and the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s annual meeting.