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June 28, 2022
The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. invites guests to join us in celebration of three decades of our MLK, Jr. Summer Internship Program! Initiated in 1991 by the Pennsylvania Legal Services Black Caucus, the program has provided mentorship and support to 402 law students. In honor of the
June 23, 2022
Women’s Law Project, a state-based public interest legal organization focused on gender justice with offices in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, announces a new program to help pregnant and lactating people in Pennsylvania navigate workplace and school-based discrimination. The WLP Legal Navigator
June 22, 2022
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announced today that it is awarding $38 million in grants to 19 civil legal aid organizations in regions impacted by natural disasters. The grants will support the delivery of legal services to low-income Americans in need of assistance due to the consequences of
June 21, 2022
Consumers Encouraged to Explore Ways to Feel Cooler; Conserve Energy; Manage Power Bills; and Discuss Affordability Options with Utilities
June 16, 2022
Governor Tom Wolf today announced his administration's success in securing a $3 million federal grant the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) will use to confront disparities in access to the commonwealth's Unemployment Compensation (UC) system by partnering with community-based
June 15, 2022
As part of its ongoing efforts to prevent elder abuse, the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) has announced the launch of two new online resources: a new webpage focused on the growing problem of financial exploitation of older adults, and an elder abuse awareness web-based training module. The
June 15, 2022
Leadership from the departments of Aging, Agriculture, and Human Services today joined Feeding Pennsylvania, Hunger Free PA, Just Harvest, and other anti-hunger advocates to highlight proposed investments in the minimum Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit for seniors and people
June 14, 2022
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking public input on how bank customers can assert their rights to better customer service with big banks. A 2010 federal law specifies that consumers have rights to obtain timely responses to requests for information about their accounts from

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