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Raul Galan

2016, AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships, Raul Galan

Raul Galan

Name of Host Organization: Legal Aid Foundation Los Angeles
City, State: Los Angeles, California
Issue area: Employment
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Legal Aid Foundation Los Angeles

The Project

Remove barriers to employment through post conviction relief.

The Inspiration

Need Addressed By Project
Clients have access to post conviction remedies in California. Through the various mechanisms provided by the state the clients are given a better chance at attaining economic stability.
The Right Person For This Project
Raul is the right person for the project because:
• Growing up in a working class community, he realized the importance of economic stability
• He participated in a Youth Reentry clinic during law school which exposed him to the collateral consequences a person faces as a result of a criminal conviction