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Legal Aid's Executive Director discusses our work in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Read the article here....
"In fall 2011, local government officials and leaders from across Minnesota came together to discuss ways to continue to provide quality public services at a time of economic insecurity in the state ...continue reading
HCBA President Tom Jensen has written a great article about Legal Aid in the May issue of Hennepin Lawyer ...continue reading
"A 10-year-old autistic boy was pinned to the floor and held facedown for 57 minutes by three staff members at his school after he threw a tantrum while working on a puzzle in his special education classroom...." Read Full Article.
"A deaf man who accused St. Paul police officers of beating him because he requested that an officer communicate with him in writing is scheduled to settle a federal lawsuit..."
Congratulations to Eva Kritzeck who has been selected by the Minnesota State Bar Association to receive the 2013 Bernard P. Becker Legal Service Staff Award. Eva is a bi-lingual intake worker/ ...continue reading
Representing the vulnerable for 100 years Legal Aid opened its doors as a one-person office founded on the idea that it would help clients gain access to the services they are entitled to, such as ...continue reading
There is increased scrutiny of the use of restraint and seclusion in our nation’s public schools. National and local media outlets have reported children being injured or even killed as a ...continue reading
Today, Legal is launching a new online resource of information for housing providers, renters, cities, homeowners, public agencies and you! FairHousingMN.org is designed to help you answer important questions about fair housing and understand how you can help to further fair housing in your cities and neighborhoods. Check it out today.