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
SSI Basics - Free Webinar

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a...

02/22/2018 - 2:00pm
Immigrants and Public Benefits Training

This all-day training offers the nuts-and-bolts on how immigration status affects eligibility for benefits for non-citizen immigrants and refugees. The trainers include both immigration lawyers and legal experts in different public benefit programs....

03/08/2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
CORI - Basics of the Law for Community Service Providers & Legal Aid Advocates

This seminar provides an overview of the basics of the law pertaining to criminal offender record information (CORI) and updates on the law. This includes changes in the legal standard for sealing of cases in court as a result of a Supreme Judicial Court...

03/20/2018 - 9:30am to 12:15pm
Unemployment Insurance -- Helping Out-of-Work Clients Navigate the Unemployment System

Unemployment insurance (UI) is a critical safety net during periods of joblessness. This seminar provides you with the expertise you need to understand the UI system and to help your clients get the UI benefits to which they are legally entitled.


03/20/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Elder Benefits Programs

In these hard times, elders in Massachusetts depend on a variety of benefits programs to meet their income and health needs. These include income supplement programs, retirement benefits, home-based care services, and health care programs. This program...

04/18/2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

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