CLASI is proud to be part of the coalition that is supporting Senate Bill 101, proposing a Right to Counsel in Evictions Cases. Click here for more information.
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…Details
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.…Details
The Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center (SARTAC) has released a COVID-19-Vaccine-Information-in-Plain-Language. If you think your rights are being violated in getting your COVID-19 vaccine, contact the Disabilities Law Program at the contact info at the bottom of this page. To find a disability rights organization for another state visit https://www.ndrn.org/about/ndrn-member-agencies/. For more information…Details
CLASI watched in horror at the events that took place in Washington, D.C. on January 6 that were a direct threat to democracy and institutions of justice. Make no mistake this was not an isolated event, nor a spontaneous one, nor harmless. It is a part of a frightening movement to devalue the lives of…Details
Delaware Will Issue Emergency Benefits for November to Eligible SNAP, TANF, and General Assistance Households
For more information about emergency benefits, click here.
Act quickly to get your stimulus check! Individuals can get up to $1,200, plus $500 for each eligible child. Fill out this form by NOVEMBER 21 to claim your payment: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/non-filers-enter-payment-info-here
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…Details
Big news! CLASI and ACLU settled the school funding lawsuit with the State of Delaware. The press release linked below summarizes the settlement. The full terms of the settlement can be found in the Judicial Order also linked below. Press Release Judicial OrderDetails
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…Details