DLP to Monitor Accessibility of Polling Sites

The Disabilities Law Program (“DLP”) of Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (“CLASI”) will be helping to enforce the Help America Vote Act (“HAVA”) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) during the General Election on November 3rd.  “We want to ensure that people with disabilities have full participation in the election process, including accessing polling…

Make Your Vote Count!

Disabilities Law Program Project Director Laura Waterland and Michelle Bishop of the National Disability Rights Network are presenting a webinar on October 21 about your rights as a voter with a disability, the in-person and remote balloting options available to you, the resources to use if you encounter an accessibility barrier, and more. Register for…

Voting in the 2020 General Election

The Disabilities Law Program (DLP) has produced an informational video about the voting rights of people with disabilities in the November 2020 election. The video is presented in English and Spanish. A copy of the script for those whose hearing is impaired is available on the Voting Rights page, as well as a copy of…

Accessible Voting Restored for July 7 Primary

June 29, 2020 Accessible Voting Available for July 7th Presidential Primary The Delaware Department of Elections (“Department”) and Disabilities Law Program of Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (“DLP”) are pleased to announce the reactivation of Delaware’s pilot accessible absentee voting program through Democracy Live. This system offers electronic delivery of accessible ballots, a ballot marking…

DELAWARE HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (DE HAP)

To assist Delawareans facing financial hardships because of the COVID-19 health crisis, the Delaware State Housing Authority has created the Delaware Housing Assistance Program (DE HAP). This program provides emergency housing assistance to renters affected by shutdowns, closures, layoffs, reduced work hours or unpaid leave due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Households are eligible for…

ATTENTION DELAWARE RENTERS!

It is NEVER legal to evict someone WITHOUT a court order. Delaware Courts are closed until at least May 15, 2020. In general, NO evictions will happen until after the courts open again. The Governor of Delaware has ordered that no evictions can happen during the COVID-19 emergency. It is possible, though, there may be…