“Abandoned All Over Again”: A Discussion on Aging Out of Foster Care & Homelessness

Posted on Apr 17, 2018 in Homelessness, Housing, Interns, Justice, Law, People, Poverty, Shelter, Wealth Gap | 1 comment

Sacred B. Huff studies law at George Washington University School of Law and interned with the Legal Clinic in summer 2017. Following her internship, she wrote this piece reflecting upon challenges faced by youth aging out of the foster care system, with a particular focus on housing instability and homelessness.

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My Summer Fellowship: Making Real Change Happen

Posted on Jul 27, 2012 in Interns, People | 0 comments

by Robert Medine I have always been drawn to advocate on behalf of those who find themselves in situations where often the only thing left to hold onto is hope. My summer fellowship at the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, thanks to Crowell Moring, LLP, has given me the opportunity to do this work and has become a valuable part of what I hope will be a long journey of using my law degree to help those most in need. My fellowship began...

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A WLCH Post-Graduate Fellow Shares Her Reflections on Hypothermia Season

Posted on Feb 24, 2011 in Clients, Homelessness, Hypothermia, Interns, People | 0 comments

By Tashira Halyard, Washington Legal Clinic Post-Graduate Fellow February 18, 2011 Watching tears stream down the face of a 24-year-old woman with two young children, I see a reflection of myself. Maybe at one point our lives were interchangeable and only a few decisions caused our paths to diverge. She’s been kicked out of her friend’s house and has no where to go. She was told by a social worker at the family intake center that she would most...

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Legal Clinic Intern Greg Zlotnick Offers His Reflections

Posted on Aug 6, 2010 in Interns, Law, People | 0 comments

By Greg Zlotnick, Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless Intern Ten weeks later, I’m just getting started. Not on everything, mind you.  My internship this summer at the Legal Clinic has provided me with an invaluable education on many fronts.  The staff attorneys have mentored me as I have developed and added to my legal skills.  With their guidance, my writing has become more incisive and persuasive.  Orally, my confidence and clarity have...

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