September 19 of last year is a day that greatly impacted our very own Navy Yard community. Our staff and board were meeting at our offices when we noticed thick, billowing smoke from a nearby building. Sirens and commotion followed, and nearby streets closed.
The Arthur Capper Senior Apartments were on fire just a few blocks away.
All of us were saddened for the seniors who were no doubt frightened, and whose lives were being disrupted by this tragedy. As we
If you’re looking for a meaningful way to support access to justice in Washington, DC, we invite you to join the 77 Society.
Membership is extended to individuals whose gifts to the DC Bar Foundation total $1,000 or more each fiscal year. Named in honor of DCBF’s founding year, the Society recognizes the generosity of our donors and the impact their support has on District residents who are low-income and in need of civil legal aid. In addition to making a valuable investme
The Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) is a critical part of our strategy in supporting the legal aid providers who deliver assistance to DC’s residents who are low-income.
We support organizations through our grants and provide training and technical assistance to improve the quality and efficiency of legal services – but LRAP is unique because it keeps skilled, dedicated public interest lawyers in the field. Because of their qualifying work with eligible service pro
Each month we highlight an individual working to make the justice system more accessible to DC residents. This month features Greer Richey, Development and Communications Assistant at the DC Bar Foundation. Years on the Job 1 Where did you grow up? Arlington, VA What brought you to DC? I went to college in DC and decided to stay in the area after graduation. Daily habit Lighting candles and watering my plants every morning. Favorite Restaurant Olive Garden. I know it’s not th