Civil legal assistance saves money and helps people escape poverty


In this TalkPoverty.org post, Lonnie Powers of Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation makes a powerful case for how ‪#‎LegalAid‬ makes economic sense while at the same time reducing ‪#‎poverty‬. The piece includes some excellent links and important historical references.
Blog Post (California, Massachusetts, NATIONAL, New York)

Lonnie A. Powers
TalkPoverty.org
January 27, 2015
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Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid: Economic, Funding: Federal, Funding: State & Local, Justice Gap

Organizations mentioned/involved: Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC)


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In this TalkPoverty.org post, Lonnie Powers of Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation makes a powerful case for how ‪#‎LegalAid‬ makes economic sense while at the same time reducing ‪#‎poverty‬. The piece includes some excellent links and important historical references.