Here’s How The Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund Actually Works

One of the goals is to help defray the legal costs for women who’ve been sexually harassed. The Time’s Up legal defense fund has reached $21 million. But how does the fund actually work? NPR’s Elizabeth Blair went to find out. … The fund is being handled by the National Women’s Law Center. It’s like a matchmaking service where alleged victims are paired with local attorneys. … Fatima Goss Graves is president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center. She says some lawyers have offered to take on cases pro bono or at reduced rates, but… “Not everyone can afford to do so. And that’s when the fund itself comes in to help entice more attorneys to join with us here.”