Category Archives: Updates

Regular updates about R2J

Economic Feasibility: New Legal Aid Clinic in Chicago

In Highland Park Illinois, a new legal aid clinic is set to open its doors. For two days a week, the clinic hopes to help members of the community struggling with legal issues regarding housing, domestic violence, and immigration. While this clinic will require that the household income not exceed $60,000 per year for a […]

Accessibility: Mobile Legal Aid in Connecticut

This year, a legal aid caravan hit the streets of Hartford Connecticut. Founded by the Herbert and Nell Singer Foundation and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the project offers legal consultation, representation, and legal rights training to youths who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. According to the Hartford Courant, the legal team […]

Spring 2015 Intern Update

At the beginning of the semester I started an internship with Roads to Justice in collaboration with a class at UNC. This class focused on the Women’s Movement in the US south. The course discussed a multitude of issues, one being legal representation and rights of women. With this in mind, Roads to Justice seemed […]

Donor of the Month December 2014

We give Emily Brock hearty thanks for her continuing support of R2J! We will be honoring a new donor each month, and she is our first. I asked if she’d write about why she supports our mission. She was kind enough to oblige: It can be difficult for anyone to understand his or her legal […]

For the Want of a Nail

“For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost…” is an old proverb that still rings true. You can likely think of several examples of this butterfly effect from your own life. If you are living […]

Shopping Night at Ten Thousand Villages

December 15 from 5 to 8 pm in Cameron Village. Come join us for Shopping Night at Ten Thousand Villages, Raleigh. You can get your Christmas shopping done while learning about how you can help women gain advocacy skills. We’ll be serving snacks and having a good time. Put it on your calendar and come […]

Advocates for Childrens’ Services

Roads to Justice NC ((R2JNC) partners with organizations and firms all over North Carolina. Advocates for Children’s Services, a statewide project of Legal Aid of North Carolina is one of those partners, focuses on issues facing school-aged children. From Special Education to the School-to-Prison-Pipeline, ACS’s attorneys are kept busy handling a variety of cases from […]

Legal Rights AND Responsibilities

Rights and responsibilities are opposite sides of the same coin. Our system of law afford us certain rights, such as the right to vote. Right along with it though, we have the responsibility to not only exercise that right but to stay informed of the issues and make our decisions accordingly. It’s one of the […]

How Is Your Legal Health?

Are you legally healthy? Having peace of mind that if something goes wrong you’re prepared is crucial to the well being of your family. At Roads to Justice we work with women to make sure they have the tools they need to care for themselves and their families. We often start with a “baseline” diagnosis. […]

Project Pamlico Fundraiser Begins Today!

Today we kick-off our Project Pamlico fundraiser! In order to provide learning and information sessions in Pamlico County this fall, we need your support. R2JNC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, so your donation is tax-deductible. Please consider making a gift today.  Where will your donation go? Roads to Justice NC works hard to keep costs […]