Upcoming Training: Housing Law CLE

Housing Law CLE Friday, November 21st 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Mashburn Construction Company 1820 Sumter Street Columbia, SC  29201 This day-long seminar will focus on topics common to a housing law practice, but will also delve into more specialized areas of law that you may encounter in your work. The program is designed to provide both […]
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South Carolina | #YourVoteCounts

 With the 2014 South Carolina election less than two weeks away, we bring you… #YourVoteCounts At SC Appleseed, we know that voting is a way of connecting to and caring about our neighborhoods, our government, and the direction of public policy in South Carolina.  On Tuesday, November 4th, every vote counts. Every vote is a way […]
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FREE webinar | Expungement Policy and Practice in the South

As part of the New Southern Strategy Coalition, SC Appleseed invites: anyone working with individuals who have criminal records local and state government officials nonprofits the business community human resources personnel to participate in a FREE webinar on expungment policy and practice in the South.  Expungement Policy and Practice in the South | Wednesday, November 5th @ 1:00pm est | […]
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Moving the Dial on Civic Engagement in SC

SC Appleseed has launched a new initiative focused on increasing civic engagement and voter participation rates in South Carolina — an initiative that could have a significant impact on our ability to move the dial on advocating for issues of poverty across the state. WHY CIVIC ENGAGEMENT? Voting is a way of connecting to and caring […]
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Free Legal Help for Low-Income Veterans in SC

In partnership with the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center and local attorneys, SC Appleseed is proud to provide, Lawyers 4 Vets, a pro bono legal clinic for lower-income Veterans in South Carolina. ARE YOU A VETERAN IN NEED?: There are over 420,000 veterans living in South Carolina. Nearly 30,000 of them live below the poverty line, struggling to find jobs, […]
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SC Appleseed to testify before SC Expungement Study Committee (Wed., 8/27)

Around 30% of South Carolinians have a criminal record with consequences that could follow them the rest of their lives…affecting employment, housing, and other opportunities essential to productive citizenship. SC Appleseed has long been an advocate for reducing barriers to opportunity facing all South Carolinians, regardless of their background. This Wednesday, SC Appleseed will give testimony before a newly formed Expungement […]
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Making SC a place of opportunity and justice for all.

Help make SC a place for opportunity and justice for ALL…one VOICE at a time. It’s simple. 1,000 voices each giving $35 in honor of our 35th year MATCHED dollar-for-dollar will raise critical support to help make South Carolina a place of opportunity & justice for all. HTTP://RALLY.ORG/1000VOICES Here in South Carolina, where society historically has been divided along lines of race and socio-economic […]
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Our Voice Speaks For…

This year, SC Appleseed is celebrating 35 years as a voice for those in need in South Carolina. During the past 35 years, we have served, helped, advocated, fought for and spoken up for 1,000’s of low-income families, children, seniors, consumers, workers and Veterans.   What follows is a list of 35 real-life instances in which […]
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SC Appleseed’s “Hold Onto Your Dream” Campaign Receives $10,000 Grant from Sisters of Charity Foundation

We’re excited and honored to announce that our Hold Onto Your Dream campaign has been selected to receive a $10,000 grant from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina through their Immigrant Families Initiative! The Hold Onto Your Dream campaign will use a kite building and flying competition for DREAMer and DACA immigrant youth in South Carolina to […]
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More than 1/3 of S.C. residents live in high-poverty areas

In last week’s Statehouse Report, Editor and Publisher Andy Brack focused on the recent census results that reveal South Carolina has had one of the largest increases in the percentage of people living in high-poverty areas in the nation. He spoke with SC Appleseed Director Sue Berkowtiz to help unpack the numbers. July 3, 2014 — Poverty is creeping […]
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