Name of Host Organization: Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
City, State: Washington, District of Columbia
Issue area: Workers' Rights, Public Benefits/Welfare Reform
Sponsors: Arnold & Porter Foundation
I will enforce the right of low-wage workers to receive unemployment insurance after a job loss in the District of Columbia. I will further advocate with the client community for effective implementation of recent changes in D.C. law to benefit low-income claimants.