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Energy
Come SPEAK OUT About PECO’s Prepaid Electric Meter Plan                                       PUBLIC HEARINGS TO BE HELD MONDAY, APRIL 24 Center CityApril 24, 10am - 12pm The Betsy Ross Room 801 Market Street (enter on 8th...
Family Advocacy
On March 28, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reversed and remanded the order terminating parental rights in the case of L.B.M., holding that failure to appoint client-directed counsel to represent the children’s legal interests was a...
Homeownership and Consumer, Housing
Yesterday, it was reported that the presidential administration is considering more than $6 billion in cuts to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), according to preliminary budget documents. Community Legal Services...
Have you ever been arrested? Are you under age 25? Have you ever lived in HUD, Section 8, or Public Housing? If so, contact Community Legal Services at 215-981-3785 to get free and confidential legal help with: Expungement of juvenile...
Congress’s Bill to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act Would Be Devastating for Pennsylvania Families, Seniors, and People with Disabilities who Rely on Medicaid Philadelphia – Last night, the U.S. House of Representative’s Energy...
Community Legal Services (CLS) and Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA) have elected Arlene Rivera Finkelstein as President of their overlapping Boards of Directors. Ms. Rivera Finkelstein is Associate Dean and Executive Director of the...
Community Legal Services is taking action. This is an extremely challenging time for our vulnerable clients and our community. CLS is mobilizing to fight for our clients and for the laws, policies and programs that are essential to them...
Homeownership and Consumer
The City of Philadelphia is considering a proposal to ‘securitize’ property tax liens as a way to increase property tax collection.  “Securitization” is a complex process but it essentially involves selling delinquent property tax liens to...
Public Benefits
In the coming weeks, Congress will decide if it will end Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. It will also consider imposing per capita caps on Medicaid funding or converting Medicaid to a block grant. Tell your U.S. Senators...
Please join us for Community Law School Day – Saturday, February 25th, 10am-2:30pm, Community College of Philadelphia Center for Business and Industry (18th and Callowhill) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-law-school-day-tickets-...