Step Up to Justice

Staff of Step Up to Justice pro bono law center. From left, Socorro Diaz, program coordinator; Michele Mirto, executive director; and Melissa Spiller-Shiner, director of community outreach.

  • Jim Click Automotive: The Jim Click Automotive team donated $1,000 to Step Up to Justice. This gift will enable Step Up to Justice to connect low-income individuals and families with volunteer attorneys. Step Up to Justice helps community members escape domestic violence, obtain guardianship over children in their care, create wills and advanced directives for end-of-life planning, and secure safe housing.
  • CREST Insurance Group: The company donated $2,500 to Santa Cruz Catholic Elementary School for playground equipment.

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