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LLST is involved in trying to restore a housing law service for Surrey including retention of the service in Kingston.
If you are not walking the London Legal Walk, you can still be involved! The London Legal Support Trust need marshals to help point walkers in the right direction, all along the route from 3-9pm.
Chris Brill at Homeless Link ran a webinar providing an overview of Universal Credit which is now available to view online - check it out!
Published 05/04/2019 by Emily MacLoud
A piece by Emily MacLoud of JUST: Access surrounding legal transcription.
This webinar focusing on the Windrush Generation is available to LawWorks members.
The MLST have a short application grants round open over the next week. Applications accepted until 5pm 12th April 2019. The Trust is particularly interested in supporting agencies and organisations with a focus on providing legal advice to the most vulnerable in society and typically provide grants of up to £5000. Grants are provided for one-off projects, items of expenditure or core costs.
Blog post from Slaughter and May surrounding how legal tech can help improve access to justice.
Series of webinars with experts, including Jim Bowes of Manifesto on organisational change, digital fundraising with Mandy Johnson, user insights with CAST, and the future of work with Rhodri Davies of CAF.
Zoe Amar Digital and Cornwall Museums Partnership have been working collaboratively to create two free and quick online resources to help charities use the Charity Digital Code of Practice. Here is a short 5 minute introduction followed by a longer, 10 minute masterclass.
The link between those seeking advice services and people with mental health problems is one the advice sector has long experienced, now mental health services are feeling the impact of their patient's advice needs not being met. A report by citizens advice demonstrates the extent of practitioner concern.
The United States take a step forward in supporting joint campaign for change in their civil justice system.
Published 01/04/2019 by Wahida Ahmed
Litigants in Persons don't miss this opportunity to get in touch with Advicenow to share your experience of the court process (good or bad)!
The awards showcase excellence across the legal profession - from sole practitioners to large law firms and in-house teams. This year you can choose from 14 team categories and eight individual categories, including: Excellence in Pro Bono Excellence in Access to Justice. Entries are free and there is no limit to how many nominations you submit. The nomination deadline is midnight on 3 May - it is encouraged that you to allow plenty of time to put together your strongest possible entry. Good luck!
Does your organisation need a new website? Transformation Foundation is offering assistance to small charities (100-350k annual income) for ‘funded website program’. They are accepting final applications at the moment. For more info, click the link.
Published 19/03/2019 by Stacey Lamb
Pro Bono Week will take place from 4th to 8th November 2019. Now its 18th year, events and campaigns in Pro Bono Week encourage and support lawyers and law students to volunteer to give legal help to those in need.
Charityworks the UK's non-profit sector graduate scheme have launched their Taster Programme. It is an opportunity for any non-profit organisation to host a talented final year student or graduate from a BAME background for job shadowing/ a work experience placement during the Easter break before they attend the assessment centres for the official Charityworks placement scheme. This is an opportunity for participants to explore charity sector careers and aims to support ethnic diversity in the scheme and sector as a whole. For more information click on the link view the brochure!
Frontline Network at Coventry Citizen Advice discuss how they can influence local decisions with regard to homelessness and Universal Credit, and make some suggestions for effecting change.
Published 11/03/2019 by Wahida Ahmed
REDRESS has prepared a free e-learning course designed for community organisations and similar organisations without specialist legal knowledge.