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Press Releases

Press Releases

November 13, 2014

A huge thank you to the Avidia Charitable Foundation, which recently donated $2,000 to Community Legal Aid, Inc. for a Language Access Project. Presenting the check from L-R: Barbara Arena, Shrewsbury Head Teller of Avidia Bank; Jonathan L. Mannina, Executive Director of Community Legal Aid; Patricia Smith, Shrewsbury Branch Manager of Avidia Bank.

March 05, 2014

Valerie Zolezzi-Wyndham, Managing Attorney at Community Legal Aid, will join 23 legal aid leaders from across the country in the inaugural class of the Where Health Meets Justice Fellowship program, which seeks to increase health care expertise in the legal aid community and promote collaboration among health and legal professionals serving low-income people.

October 16, 2013

Community Legal Aid was very fortunate to have renowned muralist Caleb Neelon donate his time and talent to paint CLA's Worcester office children's waiting room. He took the room from "blah" to astounding in less than a day!

September 16, 2013

CLA is proud to announce that in September of 2013, it was the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the American Bar Association Section of Litigation through its Justice Assistance Fund award program to help fund its "Community Legal Aid Development Planning Project."

September 13, 2013

This month, the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) honors Community Legal Aid (CLA) Managing Attorney Jennifer K. Dieringer as a recipient of the MBA’s “Community Service Award.” The award is given to attorneys who have performed acts of outstanding public service within their community.


You can also send a check made out to Community Legal Aid, Inc. to:

Community Legal Aid
405 Main Street,
Worcester, MA 01608 

If you have any questions about making a gift to Community Legal Aid,
please call our Development Director:

Tom Navin
at 413-727-7115 or email


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