Join us for an Open House Happy Hour Fundraiser on Thursday, October 13 to celebrate our brand new Phoenix office. Suggested donations $50 or $100, Co-Host $250. Seeking event sponsorships starting at $500. (And don’t forget that your donation is eligible for the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit.)
This is a guest post from Ty Frankel, Esq., an associate at Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman, & Balint, P.C. and a valued member of the Florence Project’s Board of Directors. The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is the federal law governing overtime and minimum wage for workers across the United States. If workers have not been paid the requisite minimum[…]
Pro Bono Appreciation and Awards Ceremony Thursday, September 1, 2016 5:30 – 7:00 PM Generously hosted by Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP 201 East Washington Street, Suite 1200 in Phoenix Please join us to celebrate our pro bono attorneys and special awardees! Law Firm Partner of the Year – Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Lifetime Achievement Award – Anthony Pelino,[…]
Omar, a Florence Project client, was brought to the U.S. at age 4 and knows no other home besides Arizona. He shared his story with Florence Project supporters at a fundraising event in April of 2016.
“Fighting for immigrant rights with the Florence Project was a very rewarding experience for our pro bono team in 2015.” – Perkins Coie LLP Read more in the Perkins Coie Pro Bono Annual Report. We are so grateful to our pro bono partners!
Federal immigration enforcement officials recently announced a wave of removals of parents and children, mainly from Central America, who came during the border surge in 2014. With these new rounds of arrests in the community, it is important that we know how to protect our rights. The Immigrant Defense Project, in partnership with the Center[…]
This is the third guest post from Dr. Emily Bashah, who worked with Florence Project staff to prepare clinical summaries and statements in support of VAWA and UVISA applications. She currently works under supervision of forensic psychologists, Dr. Toma and Dr. Kirkley, providing culturally competent psychological evaluations for immigrants, refugees, or asylum seekers held in[…]
The Florence Project is “empowering people with the knowledge they need to make decisions that affect their lives.” As we celebrate 25 years of providing free legal services to immigrant detainees in Arizona, we greatly appreciate any help you can lend.