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ArchCity Defenders Celebrates 5 Years

October 18, 2014 ArchCity Defenders celebrated 5 years of service last month, with a gathering of current and past staff and our supporters and Board of Directors. ### Media...

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A Client’s Story

August 2, 2014 A Client’s Story as told by Staff Attorney, Stephanie Lummus: Walking into court one morning to offer services to homeless individuals, I noticed a man that...

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August 2, 2014 58 backers and $2,081 later, our kickstarter is off to an amazing start! “Stories of Hope and Courage: Homelessness in the ShowMe State” is still going...

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A Huge Shout Out

August 2, 2014 Several months ago, Staff Attorney Stephanie Lummus took one of her clients to the St. Patrick Center, where he continued to stick with the program. Now,...

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Beach Project Honored in “What’s Right with the Region Award”

August 2, 2014 We are thrilled to announce that the BEACH Project is being honored for its work on ending chronic homelessness by FOCUS St. Louis’ What’s Right With...

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River Front Times Cover Story On ArchCity Defenders

August 2, 2014 RFT’s Ray Downs penned a story on our work and our clients. Click here for the article. ### Media Contact: Z. Gorley, Communications Director at ArchCity Defenders...

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Judge Tells Municipal Courts They Must be Open to the Public

August 2, 2014 For some time now, the lawyers of ArchCity Defenders and the Saint Louis University Legal Clinic have represented indigent clients in the municipal courts of St....

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Stories of Hope and Courage: Nicole

August 2, 2014 “Nicole” Stories of Hope and Courage: Homelessness in the ShowMe State from Sophia Keskey on Vimeo. Homelessness and poverty have long since been criminalized by the United States’ legal system....

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Bronx Defenders Visits St. Louis as Part of ACD’s Technical Assistance Grant with the Center for Holistic Defense

July 31, 2014 We completed the second round of our technical assistance with The Bronx Defenders and the Center for Holistic Defense. Our staff is fired up to continue...

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