Category Archives: Employment

Refugee Farmer Project.

Farmers of all cultures and backgrounds tend to share a culture of reciprocity: since the work of growing ebbs and flows throughout the season, farmers often pool their efforts during busy times. Under the US’s Fair Labor Standards Act, however,¬†volunteer … Continue reading

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Volunteers, Employees & Interns.

On May 22, I attended a videoconference of a workshop entitled¬†Managing Volunteers:¬†Understanding the Legal Impact, sponsored by Pfizer, DLA Piper, Habitat for Humanity, and Dorot. Our local Baltimore videoconference site, held at DLA Piper’s beautiful office in Mount Washington, was … Continue reading

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How could anyone, when informed about what CLC does, not support it financially? We are helping to build the economic strength of low-income communities that lack the financial resources to pay for private legal representation. CLC makes an important and unique contribution to the region as it demonstrates its expertise and effectiveness in using the law to overcome or mitigate many of the social, economic, and environmental problems that plague low-income neighborhoods.

Joanne Nathans, Community Law Center Board Member