MacKenzie Canniff

  • Hosted by Public Counsel
  • Service location Los Angeles, California
  • Law school Boston College Law School
  • Issue area Disability Rights, Housing/Homelessness, Veterans' Rights
  • Fellowship class year 2012
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program

The Project

The Center for Veterans Advancement at Public Counsel works to stabilize the living situations for Veterans and their families, particularly homeless Veterans. This includes a broad range of services, including not only the larger-scale issues such as securing housing and government benefits, but also the “smaller,” but often no-less-important, work of expunging criminal records, lowering child support arrears payments, and the like.

Everyone, regardless of income, deserves to live healthy, productive lives. Lawyers have a duty to give back to help those who have not been given the advantages we have been given by our communities.

MacKenzie Canniff /
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