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San Luis Obispo

February 21, 2024

San Luis Obispo County Residents Clear Criminal Records with Help from CRLA and Local Partners

San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office, San Luis Obispo County Probation Department, San Luis Obispo Defenders, Restorative Partners, People’s Justice Project, California Rural Legal Assistance, and San Luis Obispo College of Law will host a free legal Clean Slate Clinic for San Luis Obispo County residents for criminal record expungement, felony reduction, and arrest record sealing on Friday, March 8, 2024.

September 14, 2022

San Luis Obispo County Residents Clear Criminal Records with Help from ECHO, People’s Justice Project, California Rural Legal Assistance, San Luis Obispo College of Law, and San Luis Obispo Defenders

Free clean slate clinic will help eligible homeless residents remove a barrier to accessing housing and employment opportunities.

February 9, 2022

Judge Allows Unhoused Residents’ Civil Rights Lawsuit Against City of San Luis Obispo to Proceed

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA—Federal Judge Cormac J. Carney resoundingly rejected the City of San Luis Obispo’s motion to dismiss, allowing a case brought by unhoused residents and Hope’s Village SLO challenging the City’s pervasive and consistent practice of citing, fining, arresting, and moving unhoused people to move forward.

December 2, 2021

U.S. Dept. of Education Opens Investigation Against Paso Robles School District for Discriminatory Treatment of Latinx and Limited English Proficient Parents

The Office for Civil Rights will examine allegations of discriminatory treatment of Latinx and Limited English Proficient (LEP) parents and community members for being barred from meaningful participation in school board meetings due to the District’s failure to provide qualified, trained interpreters at meetings in a district where 35% of all students come from homes where Spanish is the primary language.


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