My dream job

A short video from our newest staff attorney on why he wanted to do this work. We couldn’t do our important work without our fantastic staff and volunteers, and there are many opportunities to get involved, as a staff member or intern, a volunteer, a pro bono attorney, or a donor.

From Detainee to Legal Wonk: Andrej’s Story

By Matthew Johnson, Florence Project Legal Intern In 2013, for the third time in as many years, the Serbian government prohibited its LGBT citizens from holding a Gay Pride Parade. Hours after the government’s edict, the Florence Project’s client Andrej [name changed to preserve confidentiality], together with his then-boyfriend, exited the office of a Belgrade[…]

Borderland Journey: Stories from Deported Latinas

This is the second 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[…]

Help keep families together for the holidays

We need your help keeping families together this holiday season. Your support can mean reuniting a family. Won’t you please donate today? As we write this, we are preparing for Thanksgiving with our own families. We cannot help but think of our clients, separated from their families for the holidays. We think of Jose, the[…]