News & Events Archive

A $15 tax bill nearly cost a family their home. With Trump, it would have -- by Martha Bergmark
April 20, 2017
The president wants to scrap legal aid, which countless Americans rely on when they cannot afford a private attorney. If he succeeds, it would be devastating

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The National Association of IOLTA Programs (NAIP) issued the following statement...
April 20, 2017
The National Association of IOLTA Programs (NAIP) issued the following statement from their President, Judith Baker in support of the Legal Service Corporation. Read More...
 
 
Alabama School Readiness Alliance: Celebrating 10 years of pre-k advocacy
January 5, 2017
As the Alabama School Readiness Alliance's 10th anniversary year comes to a close, we thank our advocates, funders, and many volunteers for your hard work and support. In the final days of 2016, we celebrate the outcomes of our ten years of pre-k adv... Read More...
 
 
ACJF Grantee - Kid One Tranport expands
August 29, 2016
BIRMINGHAM--On Aug. 15 Kid One Transport began serving Randolph County as part of their expansion of transportation services. Read More...
 
 
South Alabama VLP - Success Story
August 29, 2016

Your IOLTA Participation with ACJF – helped a heart patient prepare an advanced directive and a will before having heart surgery.
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Civil Legal Aid Grants Increase for 2016
August 24, 2016
Since December of last year, the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation has awarded $376,000 to civil legal aid providers in Alabama, the highest amount in several years. The increase was possible due to the receipt of funds from a national settlement. Her... Read More...
 
 
Alabama Partnership for Children - Success Story
July 27, 2016
Your IOLTA Participation with ACJF helped Montgomery parents in high risk environments learn good parenting techniques and engage through unconditional support with peers in their own community. Learn More... Read More...
 
 
Madison County VLP - Success Story
July 26, 2016
Your IOLTA Participation with ACJF – helped an elderly gentleman and his wife, whose only income is Social Security, win a debt collection case against a collector with no evidence. Thank You! Read More...
 
 
Sight Savers America - Success Story
July 26, 2016
Your IOLTA Participation with ACJF helped some 17,000 children in underserved counties in Alabamas Appalachian Region to receive a head to toe health screening which for many will be their only such check-up this year.... Read More...
 
 
COLLEGE STUDENTS IMPACTING ALABAMA’S FAMILIES
November 9, 2015
COLLEGE STUDENTS IMPACTING ALABAMAS FAMILIES By Hailey Bain One of the most popular, bipartisan, government programs for overcoming poverty is the Earned Income Tax Credit program that is available to low-income working families. Yet in Alabama alone... Read More...