LCD Announces Recipients of Annual Awards

August 26th, 2018|

Tom Duffy, Esq., Founder, Duffy + Partners; Katie Samson, Spokesperson, Katie Samson Foundation; and, Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired honored

The Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD)—the only nonprofit exclusively dedicated to serving people with disabilities, and the deaf and hard-of-hearing in the Philadelphia region—announced the recipients of its annual awards. This year, […]

Employment Opportunity: Staff Attorney

July 12th, 2017|

STAFF ATTORNEY

Job Summary:

An LCD staff attorney provides high quality legal services to low-income people with physical disabilities in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties.  Clients reach LCD either by coming through one of our seven Medical Legal Partnership (MLP) sites, by attending one of our Community Legal Outreach Clinics (CLOC), or by calling our general intake […]

LCD Visits Sister Circle

June 7th, 2017|

Research shows that the death rate among African American women battling breast cancer remains three times higher than non-African American women who have the disease. In 2014, the American Cancer Society and the NFL awarded a three year grant to Health Annex, one of the three sites serviced by LCD’s MLP with the Family Counseling […]

Helping Advocates: Trauma Training

May 4th, 2016|

On Friday, April 29 LCD hosted a training on handling trauma for the LCD staff and staff from other agencies. The training was provided thanks to a Building Capacity for Innovation Micro-grant from The Barra Foundation. LCD applied for the grant in order to provide training on Trauma Informed Legal Advocacy. LCD hired Beth Weinstock […]

Annual celebration night – award winners!

December 3rd, 2015|

On a wet November night, we were delighted to be joined by nearly 200 friends, supporters and volunteers to celebrate another fantastic year.

This years’ event was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts with a Silent Auction and a very well received Live Auction. Our thanks go to Joshua from the Katz Foundation […]