CLASI Joins Supreme Court Amicus Brief Seeking to Preserve Court Access for Low-Income People

On Friday, CLASI joined in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Indiana v. Talevski, a case that could threaten the ability of millions of vulnerable Americans—including nursing home residents facing abuse and neglect—to enforce their legal rights. The Supreme Court is being asked to…

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CLASI’s Disabilities Law Program to Monitor Accessibility of Voting Sites on Primary Day

The Disabilities Law Program (“DLP”) of the Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (“CLASI”) will be monitoring selected polling places statewide for accessibility for people with disabilities during Delaware’s Primary Election Day on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. “We know that one in four adults in Delaware is a person with a disability, and it’s critical to…

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Public Notice: CLASI’s DLP to be designated Delaware’s Client Assistance Program

Gov. Carney has determined to designate CLASI’s Disabilities Law Program as the Client Assistance Program(CAP), a designation previously held by United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc. The full notice can be found on the DHSS website. This designation is open to public comment. To attend a public hearing virtually for public comment you must preregister…

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CLASI Launches SNAP Eligibility Calculator

Delawareans can now check their eligibility for SNAP food benefits using a SNAP eligibility calculator on CLASI’s website.  This easy-to-use, mobile-friendly tool shows whether families may be eligible for SNAP benefits, along with the estimated amount of benefits they can expect to receive.  The calculator also screens a family’s eligibility for WIC benefits, which provides…

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One Step Closer to Leveling the Playing Field for Renters: Advocates Celebrate House Committee Passage of SB 101

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 23, 2022 CONTACT: Morgan Kelly, ACLU of Delaware communications director, mkelly@aclu-de.org WILMINGTON, DE—This afternoon, the House Housing and Community Affairs Committee voted to advance Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 101 (SS1 for SB 101) out of committee and onto the floor for a vote by the full House. SS1 for SB…

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