Appleseed This Week

Magna Carta Plus 800 Years: Still on the Road Toward Justice

Appleseed This Week December 22, 2014 The Magna Carta, an agreement that England’s barons were able to extract from England’s King John in 1215, limited the…

Happy Thanksgiving from Advocates at Appleseed

Appleseed This Week November 25, 2014 Dear Appleseed Supporters, Betsy here:  This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful for the Appleseed Network of Advocates, for our generous donors, skilled…

Small groups of thoughtful, committed people changing the world

Appleseed This Week Nov 18, 2014 Margaret Mead famously said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.”  (used with…

La ComunidadLatina – Cobranza de Deuda

Appleseed This Week November 6, 2014 Thanks to the Ford Foundation, Appleseed participated in the FTC/CFPB conference on Debt Collection & the Latino Community:  La Comunidad Latina – Cobranza de Deuda, held on October 23,…

Through an Appleseed Lens: Ferguson

Appleseed This Week August 22, 2014 Edwin Darden Director of Education Law and National Network Collaboration Appleseed The squishy American ideal of “liberty and justice…

Areas of Advocacy

Advancing Education and Protecting Vulnerable Youth

Combatting Poverty and Building Assets

Securing Justice, Good Government,
and Democracy

Promoting Health and Safety

We Believe

We believe that all people should be treated with fairness and justice.

We must provide genuine opportunity for all–through excellent public education, access to public and private institutions on fair terms, and diverse, healthy neighborhoods.

Our Model of Advocacy

Evidence-Based Advocacy to Secure Lasting Systemic Change

Through engagement with our pro bono partners to conduct research and recommend practical solutions, our advocacy addresses those who have the power to ensure the following:

What's New

Appleseed and five Centers opine on President’s authority regarding immigration matters, urge Congressional action. Please click here to see more…

At the Appleseed Board meeting last week in Newark, New Jersey Appleseed Executive Director Renée Steinhagen gave a presentation on…

Oct 21, 2014: An Appleseed founder and distinguished partner at Wiley Rein LLP, Hugh Latimer passed away at 82. Hugh…

A new magazine just launched, Progressive Lawyer, and featured Appleseed Oct. 6. Read the interview with Appleseed President Betsy Cavendish…

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