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Mr. Tony Tolbert

Wrong Tony Tolbert?


Phone: (310) ***-****  
Email: t***@***.edu
325 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles , California 90095
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1949, UCLA School of Law is the youngest major law school in the nation and has established a tradition of innovation in its approach to teaching,...   more

Employment History


  • B.A. degree
    UC Santa Barbara
  • J.D. degree
    Harvard Law School
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Stories | MyLifeYoga - Part 7 [cached]
Tony Tolbert grew up watching his father welcome strangers in need into their home. The experience was not always great and people were not always appreciative, but that did not stop him from helping more people. When Tony became a successful lawyer and an UCLA lecturer he wanted to follow in his father's footsteps. He felt inspired by the story of a family in Atlanta that had sold their home for 800 thousand Dollars and donated the money to charity. When he heard of Felicia Duke, a homeless single mom of four children Tony knew he had to do something. But what could he do?
What he did will surprise you.
50 stories in 50 states || go inspire go || discover and use your power to help others [cached]
Go Inspire Go's second "50 Stories in 50 States" hero is Tony Tolbert, a UCLA lecturer and attorney who is carrying on his family's tradition of generosity by giving up his house to a homeless family of five for a year.
Guest Post: Chris Francis, Katrina Rabeler – Three Extraordinary, Everyday People Who Will Make Your Day Better [cached]
1. Anthony Tolbert
There was always a room available for anyone who needed it in Anthony Tolbert's childhood home. "As far back as I can remember, there was always someone staying at our house," he says. That hospitality gave Tolbert a sense of connection to others regardless of class, race, or income. Now he's carrying the tradition forward by lending his house to homeless families for year-long stays.
Tolbert, a student advisor and professor at UCLA School of Law, got the idea when he read about an Atlanta family, the Salwens, who sold their mansion, bought a more modest home, and donated half the profit from the sale to charity. That, along with his study of the Buddhist principles of compassion and material detachment, convinced Tolbert to move into the guest bedroom in his parents' house so a homeless family with young children could live in his comfortable three-bedroom house for the whole of 2012. He lent his house to another family in 2013.
Tolbert expects to lend his house again next year, and he recently heard from a former law student who wants to lend her house to her homeless clients. He hopes his story will continue to inspire others to follow suit, just as the Salwen family's story inspired him.
Tony Tolbert '86, is the ... [cached]
Tony Tolbert '86, is the Director of Learning Environment & Academic Affairs for the UCLA School of Law; Adjunct Faculty director of UCLA's Street Law Clinc; and former co-director of the Law Fellows Program pipeline initiative.
But that's exactly what UCLA ... [cached]
But that's exactly what UCLA Lecturer Tony Tolbert did in 2012.
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