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Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s Executive Director Retires after 46 years at the Helm

Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s Executive Director Retires after 46 years at the Helm Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) announced the retirement of long-time Executive Director Anthony J. “Tony” Karrat, effective January 31, 2022. Karrat has served at the helm of the organization for the past 46 years, overseeing all programs for...
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Practices and Policies Guide: Aging with HIV

Practices and Policies Guide: Aging with HIV The purpose of this Guide is to encourage inclusive and tolerant long-term care environments for persons who are aging with HIV. Program staff received initial input from community partners and worked with identified stakeholders to develop the Guide.  It is our intent that this Guide be distributed widely to...
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Estate Planning and Advance Directives: Hoping for the Best while Planning for the Worst

Estate Planning and Advance Directives: Hoping for the Best while Planning for the Worst 5 reasons why completing estate planning and advance directive documents should be on everyone’s list of New Year’s Resolutions By Kara Schickowski, Esq. Estate planning and advance directive documents don’t usually cross a person’s mind until something traumatic happens to themselves...
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Profile in Good: Dacia Medley

Profile in Good: Dacia Medley Dacia Medley is a Paralegal at Legal Aid Service of Broward County. Ms. Medley works with the Broward Lawyers Care Pro Bono Project, helping clients seeking assistance with housing, consumer, and family law issues. Before assuming her current position, Ms. Medley volunteered with Legal Aid to conduct intake interviews. Since...
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Legal Aid Programs in Broward County Celebrate Local Advocates at 19th Annual For the Public Good Gala

Legal Aid Programs in Broward County Celebrate Local Advocates at 19th Annual For the Public Good Gala Event raised $100,000 to benefit the 20,000+ individuals served by LAS and CCLA each year Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) were proud to recognize the achievements...
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Kinship Program Makes Strides in Supporting Adoption For Children in Broward County

Kinship Program Makes Strides in Supporting Adoption For Children in Broward County Between 2019 and 2020, there were more than 2,000 children in foster care in Broward County. While some of their basic needs are met within the system, these children face an exorbitant amount of obstacles that can greatly affect their stability and development...
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Thank you Keiser University and Belinda Keiser

Thank you Keiser University and Belinda Keiser Thank you, Keiser University, for your tremendous support of Legal Aid Services of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida! We also want to extend a special thank you to Keiser University Vice Chancellor Belinda Keiser, who will serve as an honorary event chairperson...
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National Pro-Bono Week Encourages Lawyers to Give Back in a Pandemic World and Beyond

National Pro-Bono Week Encourages Lawyers to Give Back in a Pandemic World and Beyond By Lauren M. Alperstein, Esq. As the world adapts to a new normal, while still facing the daily challenges of living in a pandemic, it is important to remember that many communities are still struggling through the lasting effects of the...
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Thank you Kelley Kronenberg and Justice for Kids

Thank you Kelley Kronenberg and Justice for Kids Thank you, Kelley Kronenberg and Justice for Kids®, for your INCREDIBLE generosity and support of Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida! We are also thrilled to announce that Justice for Kids leader Howard Talenfeld will serve as an honorary event chairperson. Justice for Kids, a division of...
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Profile in Good: Aven M. Morrison

Profile in Good: Aven M. Morrison Aven M. Morrison is a Social Worker for the Children’s Unit at Legal Aid Service of Broward County. She has worked with Legal Aid’s Children’s Advocacy Program since its inception almost 16 years ago. Ms. Morrison is passionate about community work in the areas of racial equality, gender identity,...
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