The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

Trainings for Community Advocates

The following is a list of upcoming trainings that may be of interest to legal advocates in Massachusetts who handle poverty law issues, or to social services advocates who help low-income clients seeking legal help and information. Click on the title of the training for more information, including location.
Training Description Date/Time
Helping People Achieve Financial Stability after Incarceration

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) last year developed Your Money, Your Goals, a toolkit designed to teach people about financial empowerment. As a companion product to the toolkit, CFPB recently releasedFocus on Reentry, a guide detailing...

05/24/2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
CORI - Basics of the Law for Community Service Providers & Legal Aid Advocates

This seminar provides a review of the basics of the law pertaining to criminal offender record information (CORI) and changes in the legal standard for sealing of cases in court as a result of a Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) case in August, 2014. 

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06/02/2017 - 9:30am to 12:15pm

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