Primary geographic focus: Pennsylvania
Organization type(s): Provider
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCEBlog Post Susan Beck
December 22, 2015
Here's a suggestion for something else to do with a teeny-tiny sliver of that bonus money: Write a generous check to a civil legal aid group.
News Story Samantha Melamed
February 26, 2017
In fact, it reflects standard practice in Philadelphia, whose Department of Human Services (DHS) removes children from their homes at a rate much higher than most big U.S. cities and collects nearly $2 million per year in child support from their parents.
News Story Jake Blumgart
March 16, 2017
In a city with a staggeringly high eviction rate, landlord-tenant court is one of the busiest corners of Philadelphia's municipal judiciary.
News Story Jane Von Bergen
April 17, 2017
What has Salvato in a tizzy is the near-collapse of Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation system. In mid-December, the state closed three service centers and furloughed 521 workers, or a third of the people who deal with unemployment compensation.
Op-Ed Susan Pearlstein
August 5, 2018
As a legal aid attorney for the last 20 years in Philadelphia, I have witnessed this firsthand. I have seen countless parents forced to wait months to have any contact with their child.
Feature Kimberly Lawson
August 9, 2018
Leaving a relationship can be extremely dangerous for domestic abuse victims. Domestic violence protective orders are intended to help women during this time—but advocates say the current system can also make them vulnerable to further abuse.
With Equal Justice Center, Low-Income Philadelphians Will Soon Be Better Connected To Nonprofit Legal ResourcesGreg Argos
CBS 3 (Philadelphia)
May 29, 2019
Low-income Philadelphians will soon be better connected to nonprofit legal resources. Construction will begin this fall on what’s being called the Equal Justice Center that will house more than a dozen civil legal aid groups under one group.
Op-Ed David L. Cohen, Robert C. Heim, Leslie Ann Miller
The time is now for Philadelphia, for Pennsylvania, and for all of us to support these nonprofit agencies who serve those most in need. The time is now for the Equal Justice Center.
Op-Ed Claudia De Palma
July 24, 2019
Northwest Philadelphia’s middle neighborhoods have tremendous strengths, but have been shaken by the disruptions of the foreclosure crisis. The legal aid organizations coming together through the CRLA project seek to help these communities use this strength to prevail over the challenges they face.
News Story Natalie Rodriguez
October 20, 2019
On Oct. 10, the Legal Services Corp. announced which 30 legal organizations had scored a slice of $4.2 million in grant money it was offering to fund technology projects that increase low-income Americans' access to legal help.
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