Nurse Family Partnerships Improve Health

The New York Times published an article about the efficacy of Nurse Family Partnerships, one of CLASI’s Medical-Legal Partnership Program partners, in helping low-income children.  CLASI has supported NFP by providing free legal services to NFP clients with unmet civil legal issues–in employment, housing, benefits, and domestic violence cases. Since our partnership began, we have…

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Delaware Senate Honors Brian Hartman

The Delaware State Senate presented a tribute to a long-time advocate for people with disabilities in Delaware. Brian Hartman, Project Director of the Disabilities Law Program (DLP) at Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI) was honored by the Senate for his 40-year career advocating for and representing individuals with disabilities. Hartman is retiring from CLASI…

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DLP to Receive Advocacy Award

The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) will present the Disabilities Law Program (DLP) with the Advocacy Award in recognition of the DLP’s work to reduce the use of solitary confinement and improve conditions for inmates with mental illness in Delaware’s prisons. The award will be presented at the general session of NDRN’s 2017 Annual Conference…

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Managing Attorney Laura Graham Receives Award

Congratulations to Managing Attorney Laura Graham, who received the Community Service Award from the Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section of the Delaware State Bar Association at the Annual Judge Haile L. Alford Memorial Breakfast on May 11, 2017. Laura is pictured below with Wilson Gualpa, former CLASI law clerk and currently an associate at Morris James LLP,…

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Unity Day at Jewish Community Center

Recent threats of violence aimed at the Siegel Jewish Community Center (JCC), the deportation of members of the area Hispanic community, racial tension in the African American community, and racial profiling in the Muslim community are all reminders of the hatred that many in our community face each day. The nonprofit community has planned a…

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Tips from the Immigration Law Resources Center

This resource from the Immigration Law Resource Center (ILRC) includes tips for community members to remain calm, get informed, be prepared and stay safe in the current deportation climate https://www.ilrc.org/plan-de-proteccion-familiar. Este enlace del Immigration Law Resource Center (ILRC) incluye consejos para los miembros de la comunidad animándoles a tranquilizarse, informarse, prepararse y mantener su seguridad…

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