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From an Access Press article: More than 5,000 Minnesotans with disabilities have been deprived of plus-$1 billion in services for more than two decades under a federal Medicaid program managed by ...continue reading
From this StarTribune article: "Thousands of Minnesotans with disabilities have been forced needlessly to wait months and even years for community-based services because the state has underspent ...continue reading
On July 29, 2015, the Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid released “Investigative Report: Restraint and Seclusion at the Minnesota Security Hospital.” Based ...continue reading
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The Star Tribune highlighted the ongoing problem of scam artists targeting vulnerable seniors, and Legal Aid's effort to help. ...continue reading
MMLA is among the legal aid organizations providing help to clients of community health clinics. ...continue reading
Ann Cofell Named 2015 Athena Award Winner by the Women’s Fund of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation. ...continue reading
From a Star Tribune article: "U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank said the state’s revised blueprint — known as an Olmstead plan — failed to meet his earlier demands...". ...continue reading
A Benefit for Legal Aid's St. Cloud Office
Luncheon Speaker: The Honorable Helen Meyer, Retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Le St. Germain Suite Hotel, Fifth Avenue Room
404 West St. Germain, St. Cloud
Tax deductible donations will be requested for the St. Cloud office at the conclusion of the luncheon. Can't attend? Go to https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/StCloud-MMLA or mail your check to MMLA-St. Cloud Office, P.O. Box 886, St. Cloud, MN 56302.