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‘Justice Bus’ Will Soon be Rolling Throughout Western New York (NY)

Monday, June 03, 2019

'Justice Bus' Will Soon be Rolling Throughout Western New York

"A unique pro bono initiative in California caught the eye of Lauren Breen and Neighborhood Legal Services Inc. so much so that they’re taking it for a spin here.

“What we are doing in Western New York is something much more modest, but we’re really excited,” said Breen, executive director of NLS.

The Justice Bus will soon make its way through Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming counties to provide legal assistance to the impoverished and disabled. The concept was originated by the West Coast-based OneJustice, whose Justice Bus Project brought attorneys and volunteers to rural California areas to host free legal clinics and provide counsel. NLS will soon have a custom-decorated van to transport volunteers to individuals who need assistance..."

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