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CLS Housing Unit Managing Attorney Rasheedah Phillips sent the following letter on September 10, 2018 to the Pennsylvania General Assembly Urban Affairs and Housing Committee in...
The following testimony was delivered by CLS Social Worker Patty McGlone on April 24, 2018 in front of the PA House Democratic Policy Committee. Thank you for allowing me to testify on behalf of...
The following letter was sent to Members of the Urban Affairs Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on April 11, 2016. On May 18th, the bill was voted out of Urban Affairs Committee...
About 20% of teen girls report having been in an abusive relationship; many boys have too. You may be able to get a Protection From Abuse Order if you have experienced physical harm (...
The following letter was sent to members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on October 27, 2015. To Members of the House of Representatives: Community Legal Services of Philadelphia...
This article was originally published in Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review - Spring 2015. Copyright (c) 2015 Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review; Rasheedah Phillips. The...
Are you a victim of domestic or sexual violence? Do you need to get out of your lease early because of the violence? Philadelphia Ordinance § 9-804 lets you. To end your lease early, you must...
There are two laws that might help you: Philly Domestic Violence Ordinance U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act Reasons for leave:  ...
CLS's Rachel Garland, along with Regional Housing Legal Services' Judy Berkman and Mark Schwartz, published an article in Clearinghouse Review about protecting victims of domestic violence from...