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Families Open Their Hearts on Adoption Day
More than 200 Los Angeles children joined new families as Public Counsel celebrated the 15th National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 22. Nearly 50,000 children nationwide have been adopted since the annual event started in Los Angeles in 1998.
Southeast Cities High School Students Team Up for Toddlers
Public Counsel is working together with local groups to improve community health and fight obesity by enhancing playgrounds with painted play spaces.
Winter Homeless Shelters Open Across Los Angeles County
Winter shelters provide shelter, warmth, food and comfort to homeless individuals during the cold and wet weather season.
Working for an AIDS-Free Los Angeles
Public Counsel's Will Watts joins Los Angeles County Commission on HIV.
Department of Veterans Affairs Reaches Historic Breakthrough Agreement In the Next Step to End Homelessness Among Los Angeles Veterans
Today Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald will join attorneys representing homeless veterans in Los Angeles to announce the way forward as VA and community partners work to end homelessness among Veterans in Los Angeles County.
Garden Grove Families Forced Out of Homes for Water Park File State Lawsuit over Relocation Denial
President Obama's Immigration Plan Shifts Balance toward Fairness for Families
Public Counsel's Judy London responded to the president's executive action on immigration.
Hernan Vera to Leave Public Counsel
Public Counsel's longtime President and CEO, Hernan D. Vera, will leave Public Counsel after nearly 13 years with the organization.
More Press Releases
LA Times: Skid row doctor's care includes finding patients a home
Los Angeles Times
A new County program uses county Department of Health Services money to subsidize rents for the very sick among the county's 39,000 homeless people. Experts call it the nation's most promising initiative to end homelessness.
Los Angeles Times: Activists fear that big-project zoning change would ignore L.A.'s poor
Los Angeles Times
Newly proposed rules meant to smooth the way for vetting big developments in Los Angeles are stirring up alarm among community groups that say the plan doesn't do enough to protect poor households or small businesses from being displaced.
California Health Report: High school students push for playgrounds in small cities southeast of L.A.
California Health Report
A group of high school students from Southeast L.A. County is learning to lobby for green space and greater play opportunities for the area’s youngest children.
Hillary Clinton Receives William O. Douglas Award
Fox-11 Profiles New Effort to Assist Military Caregivers
Oprah Winfrey Celebrates Elie Wiesel at the William O. Douglas Award
Watch Elie Wiesel's Call for Justice: 'Don't Sleep Well When People Suffer'
President Bill Clinton and Barbra Streisand Celebrate With Public Counsel
Hillary Clinton Salutes Public Counsel and Elie Wiesel
Legal, Art and Film Leaders Honor David Johnson
Natalie Portman Salutes Public Counsel and Elie Wiesel
Sidney Poitier Salutes Public Counsel and Elie Wiesel
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