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May 30, 2018

Community Legal Aid (CLA) is pleased to acknowledge a generous three-year grant that it has received from the United Way of Hampshire County to address veterans’ civil legal needs.  CLA will work closely with the Northampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center to improve the health of Hampshire County’s veterans and their families by tackling their unmet health-harming legal needs.

April 09, 2018

At the beginning of April 2018 Weayonnoh Nelson-Davies became the Managing Attorney of CLA’s Worcester office. Weayonnoh has been a staff attorney at CLA for several years, specializing in public benefits advocacy and spearheading CLA’s medical-legal partnership with UMass Memorial Healthcare.

April 05, 2018

Worcester Telegram & Gazette
April 5, 2018 | Posted at 6:00 AM             

With uncertainty about how federal tax reform will impact Massachusetts, state lawmakers writing next year’s budget have an almost impossible task. They must align public spending with programs that not only improve lives, but yield a substantial return on investment, as well.

January 29, 2018

By Travis Andersen GLOBE STAFF  JANUARY 25, 2018

November 02, 2017

On behalf of CLA, Executive Director Jonathan Mannina made the following statement on the passing of Paul Mullaney:

October 27, 2017

BY ZACHARY COMEAU

Worcester-based Community Legal Aid has been awarded a two-year $195,000 grant to help continue a medical-legal partnership with UMass Memorial Health Care.

Washington, D.C.-based Legal Services Corporation provided the grant.

October 13, 2017

WORCESTER—Community Legal Aid (CLA) announces today that it has received a grant of $576,273 each year for two years to provide civil legal services to crime victims residing in Central and Western Massachusetts. 

October 03, 2017

On Monday, Oct. 2, Community Legal Aid Staff Attorney Dan Bahls argued a case in the Supreme Judicial Court about loans involving reverse mortgages.

September 22, 2017

By Amanda Drane

PITTSFIELD — Sometimes being macho means taking a stand against domestic violence, and walking a mile in heels. 

And that's exactly what Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn did on Thursday during the 7th annual Walk a Mile fundraiser for the Elizabeth Freeman Center. For his part, Wynn wore 3.5-inch, pointed-toe leopard print heels. Ankle strap and all.

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