A Changing California: The Impact of Proposition 19

Nancy Williamson, Staff Attorney

Prior to the November 2020 election, we were inundated with commercials about a new tax measure that would bring relief to seniors, the disabled, and victims of wildfires. These were commercials supporting Proposition 19 which was passed by the voters in […]

May 11, 2021|

Trauma-Informed Judicial Practices During a Natural Disaster

Lisa Cope Duflock, Staff Attorney

Survivors of intimate partner violence are members of a group which can benefit when treated with a trauma-informed approach. [1] Like other trauma survivors, domestic violence survivors do not uniformly approach their trauma and there are no universal […]

May 10, 2021|

PBP and Maitri: Survivors in Criminal Court

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

A collaboration between Pro Bono Project of Silicon Valley (Rachel McKenzie, Phoenix Forbes) and Maitri (Zakia Afrin, Shabana Ansari)

A note directly from Maitri: Immigrant survivors often find navigating systems based response to address domestic violence challenging. One’s experience outside of […]

May 9, 2021|
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