Why advocacy matters

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I think sometimes when people hear the word advocacy they assume it means standing up in front of a room full of people or a street filled with demonstrators or in a government committee room to call for some kind of systemic change. Then, they assume that means they cannot do it. While advocacy can…

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10 years of life-changing legal help

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From DurhamRegion.com “I feared for my life and for my children’s lives,” Ms. Murphy says, struggling to contain her tears, even though years have passed. “I was lost. I didn’t know where to turn for help.” A friend recommended Luke’s Place. Ms. Murphy had never heard of the local agency — it’s a place many…

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