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Decision for Legal Aid Client Affirms: the Law is Not Optional

| Posted on September 22, 2017

Mr. Matthews lived in a group residential home badly in need of repair. When the ceiling in his room collapsed, he called city inspectors to complain. In response, the housing provider deactivated ...continue reading

School Lunch Study Still Relevant, Requested, now Re-Published

| Posted on May 01, 2017

In repsonse to ongoing school nutrition issues around the country, the Legal Services Advocacy Project's 2014 School Lunch Study is again published as a resource. You can read the report here. ...continue reading

MLSC Publishes Economic Impact Report

| Posted on January 11, 2017

 The Minnesota Legal Services Coalition has published an economic impact study for legal aid efforts in the state. Read the full report here. ...continue reading

Minneapolis proposal would force landlords to accept Section 8 housing vouchers.

| Posted on May 16, 2016

From the Star Tribune: "A proposal by two City Council members would make Minneapolis the first city in the metro area to say landlords cannot turn away tenants solely for paying rent with ...continue reading

Legal Aid’s St. Cloud Office Announces Fifth Annual Access to Justice Luncheon

Legal Aid Events | Posted on March 25, 2016

U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger will be the guest speaker at this year's luncheon. Get all the details here. ...continue reading

MMLA report highlighted in Star Tribune editorial

| Posted on February 15, 2016

A recent Star Tribune editorial column reacts to the recent Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid report on TANF and MFIP aid programs. Read it here. ...continue reading

New LSAP report: The Consequence of Doing Nothing

| Posted on February 08, 2016

The Legal Servcies Advocacy Project has published a new report on the affects of inflation on direct assistance to poor families. Click here to read it. ...continue reading

Minnesota Justice Foundation to honor MMLA attorney BJ Kuhn

| Posted on November 10, 2015

This Wednesday, November 11, the Minnesota Justice Foundation will honor BJ Kuhn with its 2015 Outstanding Service Award for an attorney engaged in Direct Legal Service. MJF will present the award ...continue reading

Medical Legal Partnerships expanding in Minnesota

| Posted on June 30, 2015

Click here to read the article. ...continue reading

MMLA seniors attorney helps phone fraud victim

| Posted on June 16, 2015

The Star Tribune highlighted the ongoing problem of scam artists targeting vulnerable seniors, and Legal Aid's effort to help.  ...continue reading

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