Feb. 16 Landlord/Tenant Law & Ethics CLE

28th Judicial District Bar Current Topics in Landlord/Tenant Law & Ethics CLE February 16, 2018 – 8:30am -1:15pm First Presbyterian Church, 40 Church Street, Asheville, NC 28801 Pisgah Legal Services and the 28th Judicial District Bar will co-host a Landlord/Tenant…

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Rhubarb Hosts Evening to Kick-Off 40th Anniversary

Chef John Fleer of Rhubarb hosted a special evening of drinks and hors d’oeuvres to celebrate the start of Pisgah Legal Services’ 40th Anniversary year. During the event, PLS attorney Anne Salter shared client stories about Pisgah Legal’s recent medical-legal…

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Our Global Table Event

A Benefit to Help our Immigrant Neighbors Join us January 20 as we transform Habitat Tavern & Commons (174 Broadway St.) to an international food court for an afternoon. Sample a passport’s worth of international flavor, made lovingly by our…

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The 2017 Winter Newsletter is Here!

The new newsletter is hitting mail boxes this week, but you can read it first here. It includes Melissa’s story, a Pisgah Legal client who went from being almost homeless to now being a homeowner, a message from our Executive…

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The 2017 Fall Newsletter is Here!

The 2017 Fall Newsletter is now available online! The edition features the stories of Pisgah Legal clients facing evictions, the broad affordable housing issues troubling Western North Carolina, and state funding cuts that threaten Pisgah Legal’s ability to help. Read…

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Asheville Citizen-Times features the 2017 Poverty Forum

The 2017 Poverty Forum features Princeton sociologist and Pulitzer-Prize winning author Dr. Matthew Desmond and discusses affordable housing issues in WNC. Jennifer Bowman recently featured the Poverty Forum in the Asheville Citizen-Times. Click here to read the article. Get your…

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Wicked Weed Makes Generous Gift

This week Rick Guthy, one of the founders of Wicked Weed Brewing in Asheville, presented Pisgah Legal Services with a check for $50,000.  “We want to sincerely thank the Guthy family and Wicked Weed for their extremely generous gift,” said…

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Legal Aid Funding in Jeopardy

The North Carolina House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee has passed a provision in the 2017 budget entitled “Eliminate Access to Civil Justice Funds.” If enacted as written, this provision would eliminate $1.7 million in combined funding for Pisgah Legal Services,…

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