AAML Foundation Grant Recipient

In November, the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law was a proud recipient of  a grant from the AAML Foundation to help underwrite a portion of the Center’s Volunteer Program costs in order to continue to serve victims of domestic violence and poor children. On behalf of the Center staff, volunteers and clients, thank you to the AAML Foundation for your genersosity and support.
Each year, over 1,200 very low-income families in Los Angeles County depend on the Center for family law and domestic violence prevention assistance. Five thousand (5,000) more persons rely on the Center for information and community education about family law.  The families served have average monthly incomes at or below the federal poverty level and the majority are women of color with children who have a history of domestic abuse.
The majority of the Center’s services are provided by volunteers who supply advice, consultation, pleading preparation, courtroom instruction and where essential, pro bono representation, to those who cannot afford access to the family law courts in Los Angeles. The Volunteer Program is the largest in Southern California and among the largest in the  state.
For more information on the Center’s volunteer program, click here.
Photo: Suzanne Harris, of Harris Ginsberg LLP and Steve Kolodny, of Kolodny & Anteau presenting the grant to Executive Director Betty Nordwind.