Campaign Progress

what's happening

  • sep
  • Annual Fund Drive off to a Great Start!

CEJ started the Annual Fund Drive with a bang, holding three events in a 12-day period -- an all-day Access to Justice Forum followed by our Advisory Committee & Leadership Meeting; the 20th Annual Marion-Polk Luncheon in Salem; and the young lawyer event Party Under the Stars. CEJ leadership has put forward more than $65,000 in matching funds for new and increased donors. Stay tuned for more information in your mailbox and e-mail in box!

  • Oct
  • Lane County Luncheon Coming up on October 13

Senator Ron Wyden will be speaking at the Lane County Luncheon on October 13 at the Veterans Memorial Association in Eugene. If you are interested in attending, please contact us by phone or e-mail.

  • Oct
  • Legal Aid Addresses the Housing Crisis

Communities throughout Oregon are struggling with an unprecedented housing emergency. Urban and rural communities can experience this in different ways, but common problems include: lack of affordable housing stock, rising rents, discrimination, and habitability issues. Lack of access to safe and affordable housing leads to homelessness and human suffering.
Oregon’s legal aid programs are implementing a multi-faceted approach to help clients who are being hurt by the affordable housing crisis. Legal aid provides web based materials, public education, advice, limited services and representation. If you are interested in learning more about legal aid's work in this area, visit this page and/or contact us.


You & Legal Aid Helped Joan & Matty

When "Joan" faced eviction after her abuser harrassed her at her apartment complex, legal aid helped keep her and "Matty" in their home.

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You & Legal Aid Helped Emily

Emily's husband was violent and the violence was escalating. Legal aid helped guide Emily through the restraining order process.

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You & Legal Aid Helped Steve

When "Steve's" landlord shut off the boiler, leaving all the tenants without heat for eight months, legal aid helped them assert their rights.

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