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Disabled students face dangerous discipline in Minnesota

Legal Aid News | Posted on May 14, 2013

"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.

Settlement reached in St. Paul case, police to add interpreter for deaf

Legal Aid News | Posted on May 09, 2013

"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..."

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Eva Kritzeck to receive the 2013 Bernard P. Becker Legal Service Staff Award

Legal Aid News | Posted on April 14, 2013

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

Legal aid changes clients’ lives

Legal Aid News | Posted on April 12, 2013

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

Restraint and Seclusion in Minnesota Schools

Legal Aid News | Posted on April 11, 2013

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

Legal Aid Launches FairHousingMN.org

Legal Aid News | Posted on April 07, 2013

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.

National Achievement Award for Dave Snyder

Legal Aid News | Posted on March 22, 2013

The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) presented Dave Snyder, Coordinator at the Legal Services Advocacy Project, with the National Community Reinvestment Award on Friday, March 22, 2013. Click here to access the news on the NCRC website.

Stearns County Domestic Violence Court, a community partnership that includes Legal Aid’s St. Cloud

Legal Aid News | Posted on March 20, 2013

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New Grant Grant helps eligible low-income Minnesotans access health care coverage

Legal Aid News | Posted on March 12, 2013

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid awarded grant through the Blue Cross Foundation Grant helps eligible low-income Minnesotans access health care coverage St. Cloud, Minn. March 12, 2013 — The St. ...continue reading

Another article on the School Lunch-Aid Bill

Legal Aid News | Posted on March 04, 2013

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