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News and Events2018-10-26T16:59:57+00:00

BUILDING A COMMUNITY: CHILDREN’S TEAM SECURES REPRESENTATION

In March of 2016 I was given the opportunity to attend an on-site training hosted by the Vera Institute of Justice in Washington D.C. It was an incredible opportunity to come together with other representatives from legal service providers, to discuss our struggles, our triumphs, and construct new ways to [...]

PRO BONO PROJECT PAVES THE WAY FOR SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Katia, an indigenous woman from Nicaragua, met her husband, Orlin, when she was 18 years old. After just a month together, he became extremely abusive. He would beat Katia and their daughter regularly, nearly killing them on several occasions. He treated herlike a slave, like she was his property. Katia [...]

Pro Bono Appreciation and Awards Ceremony 2016

On September 1, 2016, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP hosted the Florence Project’s Pro Bono Appreciation and Awards Ceremony. This special event is dedicated to recognizing the importance of the work pro bono attorneys do for our clients every day. “For me it has been an honor to serve with [...]

Celebrate with us!

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.)

Pro Bono Appreciation and Awards Ceremony

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 [...]

Give your Arizona Charitable Tax Credit to the Florence Project

  Did you know that by giving to the Florence Project you can receive up to a $800* Arizona tax credit? Basically, that means a free donation from you to provide legal and social services to detained immigrants in Arizona! The "Charitable Organization Tax Credit" is offered by the State [...]

A story from one of our clients

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.

Pro bono work is a win-win-win

"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!