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Boston, MA 02110-1245
Email: info@mlac.org
Phone: 617-367-8544


News & Press Releases
2014 Press Releases
2014 News Coverage

2014 Press Releases

MLAC Board Welcomes Appointment of Two New Members, Re-Appointment of Former Chair
10/10/2014

Massachusetts Legislature Provides $15 Million for Civil Legal Aid
6/30/2014

Offering No Increase, House Ways & Means Committee Proposes $13 Million in Funding for Civil Legal Aid in Fiscal Year 2015
4/9/2014

Statement by Lonnie A. Powers, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation on Efforts to Reduce Domestic Violence in Massachusetts
4/3/2014

New report Shows Civil Legal Aid Generates Millions in New Revenue and Cost Savings for Massachusetts
1/23/2014

MLAC Lauds Governor Patrick's Recommendation to Increase Funding for Civil Legal Aid
1/22/2014

2014 News Coverage

Mass. needs more funding for civil legal assistance
4/15/2014 - An op-ed that authored by Lonnie Powers, MLAC Executive Director. While civil legal aid provides immeasurable help to families in need, it also saves the state significant money.

Massachusetts House releases $36.2B state budget
4/9/2014 - Legal aid advocates said the House budget doesn't go far enough to support services for low-income people facing legal issues such as child custody, domestic violence, housing, health care, or access to government benefits.

Civil legal aid delivers dignity - and dollars
4/6/2014 - An op-ed that claims civil legal aid strengthens society and is an excellent fiscal investment for the Commonwealth. MetroWest Legal Services Executive Director Betsy Soule is the co-author.

Patrick proposes $1M more for legal aid in 2015 (Boston Business Journal)
1/27/2014 - "It's going to be useful, but it's nowhere near what we need," said Lonnie Powers, executive director of MLAC.

Fair housing enforcement grants (Worcester Telegram)
9/29/2013 - Community Legal Aid of Worcester received two grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to help enforce the Fair Housing Act.

Media Contact

Catherine Rizos
Direct: 617-391-5627
crizos@mlac.org

 

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