Chio Saephanh

  • Hosted by Legal Services of Northern California
  • Service location Sacramento, California
  • Law school Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Issue area Housing/Homelessness, Public Benefits/Welfare Reform
  • Fellowship class year 2010
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program

The Project

The Legal Services of Northern California’s Tommy Clinkenbeard Legal Clinic is a clinic aimed at helping homeless people ticketed for illegal camping and other offenses related to their homelessness. The clinic provides civil legal services and facilitates the Loaves & Fishes Calendar, a court date whereby homeless guests are able to resolve their minor criminal offenses by obtaining a sentence of community service or treatment in lieu of incarceration and fines.

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