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"There's so much to do." Rising 2L Alexandra Wilson, President of Hastings Students for Immigrants' Rights and Co-Vice President of Hastings Public Interest Law Foundation. #humansofuchastings
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Monday, July 01, 2013

Blaustein Foundation Gives Refugee Center $50,000 to Aid Women, Children

The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation has awarded $50,000 in grants over two years to support the work of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS).

CGRS protects the fundamental human rights of refugee women, children, LGBT individuals, and others who flee persecution in their home countries. CGRS provides legal expertise and training; engages in impact litigation, policy development, and research; undertakes in-country fact-finding; and uses international human rights tools to address the root causes of gender-based persecution.

"We depend on the generosity of foundation such as the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundatio to help women and children who have fled violence in their home countries. With the assistance of our funders, we are able to positively impact the decisions in individual cases, while engaging in national initiatives that allow us to influence the development of the law,” said director Karen Musalo.

About the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation
The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation "supports organizations that promote systemic change; involve constituents in planning and decision-making; encourage volunteer and professional development; and engage in ongoing program evaluation." Among its five program areas, the Foundation supports domestic and international human rights.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

UC Hastings Center for WorkLife Law Awarded $40,000 Grant from Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Funds will enable the Center to provide the labor, business and public policy communities with the academic research they need to make informed decisions that reduce inequality for potentially thousands of low-wage, hourly workers.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

"We are, as they say, everywhere!"

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Rising 2L Evelina Chang: Effortless Networking 101

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New EEOC Guidance “Significant Victory” for Pregnant Workers

Enforcement guidelines cite and adopt theories from expert Professor Joan C. Williams, Center for WorkLife Law.
Friday, July 11, 2014

Thinkers & Doers: July 11, 2014

UC Hastings people in the news and making moves.
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