The office of the Guilford County Public Defender strives to preserve society’s interest in the fair administration of justice by providing high quality, zealous advocacy to indigent clients using superior legal knowledge, preparation and trial skills.
LIFT is a nonprofit organization that works to lift people out of poverty for good. We take a people-powered approach to fighting poverty: A network of Members, Advocates and Advisors work together to build the strong personal, social and financial foundations people need to get ahead. We have resource centers in neighborhoods across the country, where trained volunteers work with our Members to find a job, a safe home or a good education for themselves and their kids. By setting their
The Vietnamese American Initiative for Development (Viet-AID) was founded in 1994 by community leaders and residents who believed that a community development corporation would provide comprehensive economic development programs and services to alleviate poverty and advance civic participation in the Fields Corner Vietnamese community of Dorchester. Viet-AID’s mission is to build a strong Vietnamese community and a vibrant Fields Corner through the following measures: promoting civic engagement and community building; developing affordable housing and commercial space; providing small business technical