The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

06/04/2020 - various
Links to materials with guidance and suggestions regarding working with clients remotely. Best practices for providing legal aid and... Read more
06/04/2020 - Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Health and Safety
MassCOSH Worker Toolkit for Workers: Health and Safety Protections and How to Make Them Happen. This guide was compiled by the MassCOSH... Read more
06/04/2019 - WGBH/the New England Center for Investigative Reporting
Investigative Reporting on tax taking issues Some Cities Are Cashing In On Homeowners' Tax Debts, And Making Foreclosure More Likely  ... Read more
05/29/2020 - Vicky Pulos, MLRI
This  memo summarizes the current immigrant eligibility rules that MassHealth and the Health Connector use in making decisions about what... Read more
05/27/2020 - various
On May 27, 2020, the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission sponsored a virtual question and answer session for community advocates in... Read more

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