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BOSTON, May 25, 2018 – The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC) expresses its thanks to the State Senate, which today approved $21 million in funding for civil legal aid in its FY19 Budget. This additional funding was made possible by bi-partisan support for amendment 992, co-sponsored by 27 senators, which added $2 million to the […]
BOSTON, May 17, 2018—The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC), the largest funder of civil legal aid programs in the Commonwealth, will hold its 35th Anniversary Gala on June 18 at Morgan Lewis in Boston. The event will honor MLAC’s founding executive director, Lonnie Powers—who will retire in August—and the 32 staff members who have worked […]
BOSTON, May 10, 2018―In its FY19 budget, released today, the Senate Ways & Means Committee recommended funding civil legal aid in the Commonwealth at $19 million. This represents a $1 million increase over last year’s budget. Given the depth of unmet need for civil legal aid services among people living in poverty, the Massachusetts Legal […]
BOSTON, April 11, 2018―On Wednesday, the House Ways & Means Committee recommended $20 million for civil legal aid funding in its Fiscal Year 2019 budget, which represents a $2 million increase over the Fiscal Year 2018 budget. “We’re pleased that the House Ways & Means Committee recognizes the role that civil legal aid funding plays […]
View the complete position description [PDF]. The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC), a statewide, quasi-public organization that provides leadership and support for civil legal services to low-income individuals and families, in partnership with the broader civil legal services community in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, seeks nominations and applications for its next Executive Director. Since its […]
Lonnie Powers, the founding Executive Director of MLAC, is the 2018 recipient of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation’s Great Friend of Justice Award. March 7, 2018 “Thank you for recognizing me as a Great Friend of Justice. It is a wonderful honor that causes me to remember all the Great Friends of Justice that I have been […]