Thomas Umberg Selected as Chair of the Veterans Treatment Court Committee – Justice For Vets Project

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

Sara Van Dusen | SaraSource

sara@sarasource.com | 949-302-1409

Thomas Umberg Selected as Chair of the Veterans Treatment Court Committee – Justice For Vets Project

Umberg Zipser LLP is proud to announce that co-founding partner Thomas J. Umberg has been selected as Chair of the Veterans Treatment Court Committee for the “Justice For Vets” project. “Tom’s service as a retired Army Colonel, veteran of Afghanistan, Bronze Star recipient, and Deputy Drug Czar under General Barry McCaffrey — make him the perfect choice to lead this critical nationwide effort,” said Orange County Superior Court Judge Lon Hurwitz. Justice for Vets is dedicated to transforming the way the justice system identifies, assesses and treats our veterans, leading the national effort to put a Veterans Treatment Court in reach of every veteran in need.

Salute to Veterans: 5,000 people donated 9.7 tons of food at free community event on Veterans Day

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. COSTA MESA (Nov. 13, 2017) – More than 5,000 attended Salute to Veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11, an annual community event hosted by OC Fair & Event Center in collaboration with California labor unions and the Orange County Market Place.

Santa Ana Unites With 11 Founding Jurisdictions Supporting Proven New Model for Protecting Their Communities

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. SANTA ANA UNITES WITH 11 FOUNDING JURISDICTIONS SUPPORTING PROVEN NEW MODEL FOR PROTECTING THEIR COMMUNITIES

SANTA ANA, CA – At a time when harsh immigration policies are disrupting our communities, separating families, and increasing detention and deportation, City staff and legal services providers from Santa Ana joined with peers from across the country on Thursday, November 9, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio as part of the launch of the Vera Institute of Justice’s Safety and Fairness for Everyone (SAFE) Cities Network, a multi-jurisdiction network dedicated to providing publicly-funded representation for people facing deportation. Santa Ana and other SAFE Cities Network members are united in their commitment to the belief that a crucial way to keep our communities safe is to ensure legal representation for those whose future depends on it. Through their leadership and pioneering practices, Santa Ana and other SAFE Cities Network jurisdictions wil l offer a new model for encouraging both safe and welcoming communities.