Little Bird Hotline Brief Introduction
On June 6, 1999, the Little Bird Hotline was established in Beijing. It is a public service and non-profit organization dedicated to offering legal service and urban integration training to the migrant workers.
From 1999 to 2003, Little Bird’s daily operations mainly relied on the founder’s individual investment, scattered social donations, as well as the small money earned by volunteer workers' collective labor.
In August 2004, Little Bird and the Beijing Judicial Bureau in Dongcheng District collaborated to establish
In April 2006, with assistance from the German Embassy, Little Bird opened its second office in Shenzhen. That October, thanks to a grant from Misereor,
As of June 6, 2011, Little Bird’s three offices have answered a total of 150,299 hotline calls, received a total of 50,353 visitors, reclaimed 126,427,857 CNY in unpaid wages or compensations for migrant workers (roughly 20 million USD) and been reported by over 100 domestic and international media outlets for about 2000 times.
On June 6, 2011, Little Bird’s 12-year anniversary, the organization opened its fourth office in Shanghai with the financial assistance of the American Bar Association. This has fundamentally allowed Little Bird to establish a presence in the four major economic regions of
From 2004 to 2011, Little Bird has successively received a total of 7,448,189 CNY in financial assistance from 18 international organizations with 32 projects implemented or being underway. These projects involve in legal consulting service by hotline, legal training, urban integration training, occupational diseases prevention training, migrant children education, media utilization skills training, lawyer volunteers network building and NGO capacity building etc..
Little Bird employs 16 full-time staff and 11 part-time staff. Additionally, the organization employs the services of 560 volunteer lawyers and over 4,500 regular volunteers.
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