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Northwest Justice Project
Attn: Accounting Department
401 2nd Avenue South, Suite 407
Seattle, WA 98104

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Every day, low-income people across Washington have to face civil legal problems affecting basic human needs without any legal assistance and representation. Lack of access to legal services can mean the difference between shelter and homelessness, employment and unemployment, food stamps and hunger, financial stability and bankruptcy.

NJP services reach tens of thousands of people in poverty each year through CLEAR, our statewide legal hotline, our 20  regional offices and specialized units serving vulnerable communities, as well as WashingtonLawHelp.org, our extensive multi-language online library of legal self-help resources.

But by all estimates we are addressing less than a quarter of the need for civil legal aid. Truly, there is no justice for those who are unable to afford legal assistance. Please support NJP’s work to make Equal Justice for All a reality.  


Steve Fredrickson Fellowship

Northwest Justice Project (NJP) created the Steve Fredrickson Fellowship to honor Steve’s lifetime of service to meeting the civil legal needs of low-income persons in Washington. In 1970 Steve Fredrickson started his legal aid career as a law clerk with Seattle Legal Services Center, then as a staff attorney with Evergreen Legal and Columbia Legal Services. He completed his career as an Advocacy Coordinator with the NJP in 2015.

Steve Fredrickson co-wrote the book on Landlord-Tenant law and contributed to the development of tenant protections in Washington State through important appellate cases that still define basic rights of habitability, and due process. His work expanded tenant’s ability to preserve access to low-income housing through protections from displacement and against discrimination. 
 
This Fellowship provides an annual 10 week summer opportunity for the next generation of  attorneys to be inspired by Steve Fredrickson’s exemplary career. Please consider donating to the Steve Fredrickson Fellowship.
 

IF YOU ARE AN ATTORNEY, you can support NJP by contributing to the legal community’s unified Campaign for Equal Justice.  Your donation supports the Northwest Justice Project and the Alliance for Equal Justice.