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Hennepin County Housing Court

Taking on landlords for race-based discrimination

Ron Mingo, father of seven boys, lived in an apartment in South Minneapolis on a month-to-month basis. The boys lived with their mother and attended a school a few blocks away. Mingo loved the neighborhood and community. In February, he received a Notice to Vacate (NTV) with five weeks to...

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Securing Access to Federal Stimulus Payments

In April of 2020, many people saw $1,200 pop up in their bank accounts as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) started distributing Economic Impact Payments (EIP). However, it wasn’t that easy for millions of people with low or no income who didn’t have a bank account on file with the...

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Supporting the rights and self-advocacy of young adults with disabilities

Chloe Nicol is a self-advocate with disabilities who helps Legal Aid’s Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) spread the word to other youth with disabilities about their rights and the resources available to them. She has volunteered with the Mankato office, and was recently featured in Disability Rights and How to...

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