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May 9, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service has announced that the application period for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) grants for calendar year 2020 will run from May 1, 2019, to June 17, 2019. The LITC Program is a federal grant program administered by the Office of the Taxpayer Advocate at the IRS, led by
May 7, 2019
The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Civil and Equal Rights Committee will present its inaugural Civil and Equal Rights Champion Award to Philadelphia lawyer Arthur N. Read , general counsel for Justice at Work , a legal services organization representing low-wage workers in immigrant communities
May 7, 2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Aging will be holding a Legal Assistance for Older Pennsylvanians Conference on June 6, 2019 from 9:30 AM-4:00 PM at 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA. The Legal Assistance for Older Pennsylvanians Conference will highlight guidelines and general guidance for Title
April 30, 2019
On April 29, 2019 a letter was directed to Members of Congress by 262 corporate counsel leaders in support of increased funding for the Legal Services Corporation. Similar letters were sent following this administration’s earlier proposals to eliminate LSC in previous budget proposals. Signatories
April 26, 2019
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the March-April 2019 issue of Health Law PA News . You can subscribe to receive the PHLP eNews, which links to the Health Law PA News on the PHLP website at . This issue includes the following articles: State Launches New Tool & Process
April 8, 2019
Members of Congress, business leaders, distinguished jurists, and members of the legal aid community will gather at Georgetown University Law Center on Tuesday, April 9, for the Forum on Increasing Access to Justice. The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is hosting the event in conjunction with its
April 5, 2019
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia is holding a webinar entitled SSI Appeals Process Is Changing In Pennsylvania – Get Ready for Reconsideration on April 16, 2019 beginning at 10:00 AM. Starting April 20, 2019, Social Security disability applicants in Pennsylvania who are denied benefits will
April 4, 2019
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has launched a special "Call HUD: Because Sexual Harassment in Housing is Illegal” campaign and training initiative to help protect people from harassment by landlords, property managers, and maintenance workers in HUD-assisted housing.

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