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December 5, 2018
The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Award, as well as the awarding of the Outstanding Leadership in Support of Legal Services Award.
November 30, 2018
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the November 2018 edition of Health Law PA News , a free newsletter containing the latest news relating to Health Law in Pennsylvania. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP eNews, which links to the Health Law PA News on the PHLP website at www.phlp
November 29, 2018
Reverse mortgages are intended to help elders age in their homes. Yet, across the country, widows and widowers are losing their homes because of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s failure to prevent foreclosures on reverse mortgages that their now-deceased spouses
November 16, 2018
The Pennsylvania Bar Association's Legal Service to the Public Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2019 Pro Bono Awards . This year marks the 32nd year that the committee has sought individual award nominees for Pro Bono service. Additionally, nominations are also being sought for the
November 9, 2018
The Pennsylvania Utility Law Project (PULP) has released its 2018-2019 Pennsylvania Advocates Manual for those seeking funds from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for those they serve. The applications and guidelines for LIHEAP often change from year to year, and these changes
October 30, 2018
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project is offering a free webinar to educate advocates, providers, and professionals who work with dual eligibles and other low-income Medicare beneficiaries about Medicare in 2019. Dual eligibles are people who get coverage through both Medicare and Medicaid. The
October 30, 2018
The Clearinghouse Community, part of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law , will be holding the November 2018 episode of the Advocacy Exchange webcast, entitled Clean Slate: How the Left, Right, and Football Players Passed an Innovative Criminal-Records Law , on Thursday, November 29,
October 26, 2018
North Penn Legal Services has announced that Lori A. Molloy, Esq. has been named the new Executive Director of North Penn Legal Services. After a thorough search process, a Search Committee appointed by the Board of Directors unanimously recommended NPLS’ Director of Legal Advocacy and Acting

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