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September 21, 2018
September 21, 2018 Starting today, consumers who are concerned about identity theft or data breaches can freeze their credit and place one-year fraud alerts for free. Under the new Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, consumers in some states – those who previously had to
September 10, 2018
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia will be holding a webinar on Friday, September 14, 2018 entitled What Restoration of General Assistance Means for Pennsylvanians and How You Can Help from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM.
August 31, 2018
NLADA and TimeBanks USA are seeking nominations of client advocates for the 2018 Client Contribution Awards in honor of the tremendous strides clients have made in addressing injustice in their communities and in in supporting legal aid efforts around the country. TimeBanks USA joins with the Client
August 27, 2018
The Clearinghouse Community , part of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law , will be holding the August 2018 episode of the Advocacy Exchange webcast, Fighting Wage Theft with the Witness in Your Pocket , on Friday, September 7, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Eastern. The Advocacy
August 20, 2018
Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today announced five new Compassionate Allowance conditions: Fibrolamellar Cancer, Megacystis Microcolon Intestinal Hypoperistalsis Syndrome (MMIHS), Megalencephaly Capillary Malformation Syndrome (MCAP), Superficial Siderosis of the
August 14, 2018
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the July/August 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
August 10, 2018
The Clearinghouse Community, part of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law , will be holding the August 2018 episode of the Advocacy Exchange webcast, How Lawyers & Clients Can Work with the Media—Even at an LSC Program , on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Eastern.
August 2, 2018
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announced today that 15 legal aid organizations will receive Pro Bono Innovation Grants to expand pro bono legal services for low-income clients. The funded projects will engage pro bono lawyers and other volunteers to better meet the civil legal needs of low

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