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All media requests should be directed to Belinda Cai, Communications Coordinator, at (323) 549-5892 or bcai@bettzedek.org.

Bet Tzedek is thrilled to announce that the County of Los Angeles has ended its controversial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program, which was intended to help Angelenos make […]

KCRW – The latest jobs report finds almost 15% of the U.S. population is out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of Californians are on unemployment, and the […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2020 MAYOR GARCETTI,  CITY ATTORNEY FEUER LAUNCH  ‘L.A. REPRESENTS’ PRO BONO LEGAL INITIATIVE Alliance of law firms, legal aid organizations, and bar associations will provide […]

April 15, 2020: Today, Governor Newsom announced the establishment of a public-private partnership to provide disaster relief to undocumented workers. This financial assistance is a crucial stopgap for the survival […]

Facing a current pandemic, housing crisis, and potential loss of income, no one should have to worry about predatory loans or losing their home. We urge the LA County Board […]

Bet Tzedek Services During COVID-19

In order to keep clients, volunteers, and staff safe during COVID-19, Bet Tzedek has implemented remote intake procedures for all client matters. All services areas remain available through these procedures. […]

“For those who are still working, the big question is – what happens if I get sick? Can I still make my rent and pay my bills? Sebastian Sanchez, an […]

LAist: “The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has issued a $2.1 million fine to the couple that owns the Genwa restaurants after determining they had stolen wages from 325 of their […]

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has cited the owners of Genwa Korean BBQ $2.1 million for multiple wage theft and labor law violations affecting 325 servers, dishwashers and cooks. The […]

January 23, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE State must reimburse or pay Medi-Cal recipients and conduct statewide outreach to thousands of Californians who may be eligible for in-home services   LOS ANGELES — Thousands […]

        CONTACT: Allison Lee, Vice President External Affairs, 310-991-0373 or alee@bettzedek.org   LOS ANGELES (JANUARY 17, 2020) – Bet Tzedek announced today that its Board of Directors […]

Thank you Cal/OSHA for providing these reminders of how employers can help protect workers exposed to wildfire dangers.   

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