Learning Rights Law Center served 5,745 beneficiaries – 4,015 primary beneficiaries and 1,730 secondary beneficiaries – through our 2012 programs and services
Through the yearlong TIGER Program (Training Individuals for Grassroots Education Reform), Learning Rights trained 91 low-income parents each month to become better education advocates for their children with disabilities.
TIGER Community Groups helped an additional 120 parents monthly, and more than 100 parents attended the TIGER Town Hall Meeting in October 2012. TIGER benefited almost 900 primary and secondary beneficiaries in 2012.
Through Brief Legal Service Clinics, Learning Rights conducted more than 315 sessions of legal counsel and advice for low-income families. These in-person, one-to-one sessions offer practical remedies to common educational issues, and provide the parent with a clear individualized, plan of action that they can implement.
Learning Rights directly represented children in more than 200 legal matters involved with access to public education in Los Angeles County.
Learning Rights reached more than 3,350 individuals through outreach activities including parent and stakeholder trainings
Learning Rights continued the Los Angeles Medical-Legal Collaborative for Education (LAMCE) Program, an ongoing partnership with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Learning Rights serves children referred by the hospital and trains healthcare providers to better identify patients who may have legal issues related to their education access.