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Guardian Newspaper Trustee of the Year - Vote for Ian!

8/11/2014

TrophyWe are delighted to announce that Hackney Community Law Centre Chair Ian Rathbone has been shortlisted for the Guardian Newspaper's TRUSTEE OF THE YEAR AWARD!!!!

 

Ian (pictured at HCLC's London City Hall youth debate with Hughes Cousins-Chang, the 17 year old who changed the law on the treatment of 17 years olds in police custody) has been a HCLC trustee for 18 years, becoming Chair 5 years ago.

 

Around that time, HCLC was threatened with closure. Ian worked day and night to keep us open so ordinary people could continue to receive access to justice. TIan Hughes gimphough not legally trained, Ian is hands on with clients who’ve experienced domestic violence, genocide and torture, are severely disabled or have been illegally evicted.

 

The shortlist of five nominees has now been published on the Guardian website HERE.

Readers must vote for the winner who will be announced on Friday 14 November.

 

EVERYONE AT HCLC WOULD BE SO GRATEFUL IF YOU COULD PLEASE TAKE A MINUTE TO GO ONTO THE GUARDIAN WEBSITE & VOTE FOR IAN!

********VOTE FOR IAN HERE!!!!*************

 

Thank you from everyone at Hackney Community Law Centre!

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