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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
Immigrants and Public Benefits (BBT)

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. It...

05/06/2021 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Elder Benefits Programs

Due in part to the high cost of living, older adults in Massachusetts have the second lowest levels of economic security in the nation. This training provides an overview of the key public benefits programs to help older adults meet their basic needs....

05/12/2021 - 9:30am to 4:00pm