5th Annual Poverty Forum: Getting Upsteam of Poverty

POVERTY FORUM TICKETS SOLD OUT! Please join us for Pisgah Legal’s 5th Annual Poverty Forum Getting Upstream of Povertyfeaturing Dr. Rishi Manchanda Wednesday, October 14, 2015Diana Wortham Theatre, Downtown Asheville 5:30pm – Cocktail Reception with Dr. Manchanda7:00pm – Forum Tickets:…

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Sing Out! for Justice

Mainstay and Pisgah Legal Services present SING OUT! FOR JUSTICEA Celebration to Benefit The Henderson County Family Justice Center Featuring Emmy-Nominated Singer Kat Williams Thursday, October 1, 20155:30 PM at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown125 S. Main Street, Hendersonville Tickets:…

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Fall 2015 Newsletter

How does living in poverty affect our clients’ health? Here’s just one example. In our Fall Newsletter, De’Shae and her family says the mold in their rental apartment is making it difficult for them to breathe, but they don’t have…

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Artisan Chocolate & Brews

Join the 28th JDB Young Lawyers Division and Pisgah Legal Services’ Young Professionals Board on September 10th at 5:30pm for a delicious & informative evening of beer and truffle pairings at Catawba Brewing Co – South Slope Tasting Room & Brewery and factory tours at French Broad Chocolate Factory & Tasting Room.

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How Badly Do We Want Affordable Housing?

Pisgah Legal’s own Managing Attorney Robin Merrell is featured as a guest columnist as part of the Mountain Xpress series on Affordable Housing in Asheville. Here is her response to the question,”What would it take to solve the Asheville area’s…

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One Simple Idea to Reduce Domestic Violence

A new report says that providing free or subsidized legal representation to victims can reduce domestic violence and lower associated health care and legal costs. <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost overnight cialis.com/entry/simple-idea-could-reduce-domestic-violence_55a97c5fe4b0d2ded39f1e68?section=parents”>Get the full story from The Huffington Post…

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Medicaid Expansion Rally in Asheville

A recent rally was held to encourage the expansion of Medicaid in North Carolina. Pisgah Legal Services’ Managing Attorney Jaclyn Kiger was one of the speakers encouraging expanded access to health care in the state. Read the story. Photo and…

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The Paintbox presents Jam for Justice

An evening of local music, art, and food & drink for Pisgah Legal Services presented by The Paintbox featuring music by Pink Dog Creative artists David Holt, Will Ray, and Mark Goldthwaite. Enjoy artfully prepared wood fired pizza by Fresh West & visit open studios of Pink Dog Creative Artists.

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More Support Needed for Civil Legal Aid

This month’s cover story of The American Lawyer is The Justice Gap: How Big Law is Failing Legal Aid,  and it focuses on the need for more support for civil legal aid for low-income people. From the article: “[I]n a…

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Poverty Forum – Save the Date!

On Wednesday, October 14, Dr. Rishi Manchanda will serve as the keynote speaker for Pisgah Legal Services’ Annual Poverty Forum. Manchanda is an ‘upstreamist’ physician and public health innovator. His work and expertise focuses on systems design to improve primary…

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