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Alipato Project- Oakland Running Festival 2019

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  Mar 24 2019 . Oakland, CA, USA

Alipato Project is a nonprofit teaching organization dedicated to raising awareness about domestic violence laws.  

This is our second time running the Oakland Running Festival! At last year's running festival, you helped us raise $10,000, which funded some of the following accomplishments:

- Provided legal advice to help a client file and win an appeal of the California Victim Compensation Board's denial of their claim for victim compensation.

- Defended the free speech of a client by filing an anti-SLAPP motion to strike a complaint filed by their batterer.

- Published Domestic Violence Torts chapter in the American Bar Association's The Impact of Domestic Violence on Your Legal Practice.

- Collaborated with the Alameda County Bay Association to host an MCLE (Mandatory Continuing Legal Education) course on Domestic Violence Torts 101

- and so much more! For a detailed review of our work in 2018, please read our annual report here!

Posted by Tia Katrina Taruc-Myers