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AmeriCorps Legal Advocates of Massachusetts

multiple, MA | http://www.ala-mass.org
Joined in April 2008

About Us

AmeriCorps Legal Advocates of Massachusetts places college and law school graduates in legal services organizations throughout Massachusetts toprovide legal assistance for low-income people in civil matters. Selected candidates receive professional supervision and rigorous training, get a hands-on experience practicing poverty law, and are exposed to a wide range of legal activities and community outreach.

AmeriCorps Legal Advocates of Massachusetts is a program of South Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc. (SCCLS), a private non-profit law firm providing legal assistance to eligible low-income clients. ALA-Massachusetts is funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service, administered by the Massachusetts Service Alliance, and housed at the Justice Center of Southeast Massachusetts, a wholly owned subsidiary of SCCLS. Formerly known as the Massachusetts Legal Assistance for Self Sufficiency Program (MLASSP), this program has been in operation since 2005.

AmeriCorps Legal Advocates of Massachusetts places college and law school graduates in legal services organizations throughout Massachusetts toprovide legal assistance for low-income people in civil matters. Selected candidates…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Legal Assistance
  • Poverty

Location

  • c/o The Justice Center of SE Massachusetts
    multiple, MA

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