In Memory of Edgar S. Cahn

A reflection on the impact of Edgar Cahn from CLASI Executive Director, Daniel Atkins: Edgar Cahn and his wife, Jean Camper Cahn, wrote a seminal law review article in the Yale Law Journal in the 1960’s that became the blueprint for the modern day legal services movement.   They envisioned powerful law offices for poor people…

CLASI’s Disabilities Law Program Encourages Voters to Register on National Voter Registration Day

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Laura J. Waterland, Esq., 302-575-0660, ext. 231 or Cindy Garcia, Paralegal/Voting Right’s Advocate, 302-856-2027 The Disabilities Law Program (DLP) of Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI) reminds Delawareans that today, Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 has been designated National Voter Registration Day. “This is a great day to take a voting check-up” said…

Don’t Miss out on Child Tax Credits!

  Don’t normally file taxes? You may still be eligible for a Child Tax Credit worth up to $3,600 per child, plus any missed stimulus checks. Visit GetCTC.org/declasi . ¿Normalmente no declara impuestos? Usted aún podría ser elegible para recibir el crédito tributario por hijos con valor de hasta 3,600 USD por cada uno de…

Vaccine Event

Get a free meal and a $10 target gift card when you receive a COVID-19 vaccine at CLASI’s free vaccine event on August 10 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. See below for more details and share with your friedns and family. To register, call Cindy Garcia at 302-856-2027. Los que reciben la vacuna recibiran…

MLP Receives Community Health Champion Award

On April 13, the Delaware Healthy Mother and Infant Consortium honored CLASI with the 2021 Dr. Kitty Esterly Community Health Equity Award. This award recognizes an individual and an organization that goes the extra mile to put better health in reach of everyone, no matter how much money they have, their race, or the language…

$2.25 Million Fund Available as a Result of US DOJ Settlement with Amtrak

Delawareans with disabilities who were unable to access Amtrak trains at the Newark, Delaware train station may be eligible for financial compensation for their injuries.  The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) recently resolved a long-standing investigation into accessibility of Amtrak stations and facilities. The Disabilities Law Program (DLP) of Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.…