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When Legal Assistance Can Improve Health

By Lonnie Powers In April, The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership (NCMLP), an organization dedicated to “leading health, public health, and legal sectors in an integrated, upstream approach to combating health-harming social conditions,” played host to more than 400 legal and health care professionals at its 11th annual Medical-Legal Partnership Summit in Indianapolis. The annual […]

MLAC Urges State Senate to Increase Investment in Civil Legal Aid

Media Contact: Catherine Rizos 617-391-5627 crizos@mlac.org MLAC Urges State Senate to Increase Investment in Civil Legal Aid BOSTON, May 17, 2016 – The Senate Ways & Means Committee recommended level funding of $17 million for civil legal aid in its Fiscal Year 2017 budget issued today. The Senate’s recommendation is significantly less than what the Massachusetts […]