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Recent Library Content

04/01/2019 - MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has received numerous questions from special education directors, directors of... Read more
08/01/2019 - vicky pulos
Attached is an update of several health items in the FY 20 state budget, improvements in the state medical child support law,  improvements... Read more
05/02/2019 - DSVC
This three hour training covers the basics of advocating for clients in 209A Abuse Prevention Proceedings, including an overview of 209A... Read more
07/10/2019 - National Day Laborer Organizing Network & International Mayan League/USA
Dear friends and allies, In preparation for ICE raids, as a community we have developed a set of Know Your Rights PSAs in Maya Mam to... Read more
08/08/2019 - DTA
The Online Guide has been updated to include procedures for assisting clients who are unable to provide a mailing address, as originally... Read more

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