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Profile in Good: Victoria Sexton

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) is pleased to announce that The Florida Bar Foundation has awarded an Equal Justice Works Fellowship to Victoria Sexton, Esq. Ms. Sexton has joined the CCLA team and will represent survivors of human trafficking in South Florida, which is considered a hot spot for human trafficking....
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Story of Justice: Taylor*

Taylor, a young girl, was trafficked by someone in her neighborhood. After this began, her relationship with her mother began to break down. Her behavior began to change; once a straight A student, she dropped out of school and began taking drugs. Her mother was unsuccessful in getting help for Taylor. Ultimately, an incident occurred that...
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Story of Justice: Jackie*

Jackie is a 16-year old girl who was a chronic runaway who had been conditioned to distrust authority figures. It is unknown when she began being trafficked, but she did have several traffickers during her time on the run and was even being trafficked while in the care of her mother. Like a lot of young trafficking...
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Story of Justice: Daniela*

Daniela is a 14-year old girl with a long history of abuse and neglect. Ultimately she was removed from her parents’ home and placed with relatives to live. Shortly after she was placed, her relatives also began abusing her and kicked her out of their home saying she had “bad behavior.”  A 14-year old child living...
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Letter from the 2020 Board Chair: Sherylle Francis, Esq.

To whom much is given, much is expected. Sherylle Francis takes that adage with her as she enters 2020 as the new Board Chair for Broward Legal Aid and Coast to Coast Legal Aid. When prompted to share some words about her upcoming role, she leans toward the future. Francis looks forward to a year...
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Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida Announces Equal Justice Works Fellow, Victoria Sexton

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) is pleased to announce that The Florida Bar Foundation has awarded an Equal Justice Works Fellowship to Victoria Sexton, Esq. Ms. Sexton has joined the CCLA team and will represent survivors of human trafficking in South Florida, which is considered a hot spot for human trafficking....
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Legal Aid Programs of Broward County 18th Annual For the Public Good Annual Fundraiser

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL. (November 14, 2019) – Legal Aid Programs of Broward County hosted the 18th Annual For the Public Good Annual Fundraiser on November 14, 2019 at Signature Grand.  More than 360 people attended to honor Howard Finkelstein, Broward County Public Defender, for his life-long commitment to ensuring equal access to justice and his...
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Story of Justice: Laura*

Laura has been the victim of domestic violence. She endured regular abuse during her relationship and finally separated from her abuser in 2018. Unfortunately, even after the separation, her ex-boyfriend continued to abuse and stalk her. She has two children; one child’s father is her abuser. Both children were present for the abuse and were...
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Profile in Good: Jeff Hittleman

Jeff Hittleman is an attorney with the Senior Citizen Law Project at Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida. He handles housing, consumer, and domestic violence cases for seniors. Jeff is also the lead attorney on the Jim Moran Foundation Grant, which has helped prevent over 150 seniors from becoming homeless in the last...
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Legal Aid Programs of Broward County to Host 18th Annual For the Public Good Annual Fundraiser

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL. (October 7, 2019) – Legal Aid Programs of Broward County  are hosting the 18th Annual For the Public Good Annual Fundraiser to honor Howard Finkelstein, Broward County Public Defender, for his life-long commitment to ensuring equal access to justice and his career in public service. The annual fundraiser will be held on...
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