We must give domestic violence survivors the legal aid they need

Op-Ed (New Hampshire)

We must give domestic violence survivors the legal aid they need

February 10, 2019 | Erin Jasina | Concord Monitor (NH)
The root causes of domestic violence are complex, and there is no single policy or program that can prevent it. But there is one critical step our state can take to improve the lives of survivors: We can ensure they have access to legal help, regardless of their ability to pay.
Tags: Domestic Violence

City gets behind ‘good cause’ eviction law, but with some reservations about next steps

News Story (Pennsylvania)

City gets behind ‘good cause’ eviction law, but with some reservations about next steps

January 22, 2019 | Jake Blumgart | WHYY (PA)
The group’s next legislative goal is to win funding for a “right to counsel,” which would guarantee that every low-income renter who ends up in eviction court can receive legal representation.
Tags: Civil Right to Counsel | Funding: State & Local | Housing: Eviction