Advocates, providers & concerned DC residents rally to ask the DC Council to save the safety net and raise revenues rather than cutting critical programs such as TANF, legal services, adult literacy training, housing first, education and more.
Legal Aid attorneys and staff show support at rally.
Legal Aid Supervising Attorney Jennifer Mezey explains how harmful the proposed cuts to TANF would be for vulnerable DC families.
Advocates listen to Councilmember Michael Brown speak.
The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia is D.C.'s oldest and largest general civil legal services organization. Since 1932, Legal Aid lawyers have been making justice real in individual and systemic ways for persons living in poverty in the District.