Persistence paid off for the Children's Law Center when the Judicial Council voted on Wednesday, July 29, to restore $865,000 in budget cuts that would have hurt legal services for 24,000 children in LA County's foster-care system.
SEIU members have been demanding the AOC open its books -- and keep courts open -- for months. Now judges have joined the call for budget transparency.
Hundreds of people stood in line as the nation's busiest courthouses closed on Wednesday, July 15. LA County court employees passed out flyers and dispensed free advice to worried court-goers.
Children's advocates gathered Tuesday, July 14, at the Children's Law Center to speak about what cuts there would mean for LA's most vulnerable kids.