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Justice Matters, Fall 2017

Future of federal funding for legal aid still unclear A message from Legal Advice and Referral Center Executive Director Breckie Hayes-Snow -- Posted October 16, 2017 The federal budget situation for 2018 - including any potential changes to the Legal Services...

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Future of federal funding for legal aid still unclear

A message from Legal Advice and Referral Center Executive Director Breckie Hayes-Snow -- Posted October 16, 2017 The federal budget situation for 2018 - including any potential changes to the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the largest source of public funding for...

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Legal aid in the community

Meeting survivors of domestic violence - and our allies - where they are -- Posted October 16, 2017 Three new members of the NHLA team, Kaitlin Gauthier, Jillian Reihl and Poppi Ritacco, spend more time outside of their legal offices than in them. That's because...

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A Legal Aid Intern’s Perspective

A single mom, living in a small town miles away from her family. She supports her young daughter by working overnights at an entry-level job. She met a charming man who appeared supportive, loving, and kind. When he drank, though, he was violent and cruel. She pleaded...

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Access to Justice in the News, fall 2017

“Support legal assistance funding in the state budget,” By Ovide Lamontagne and Jack Sanders, Union Leader, May 29, 2017 Because our state leaders recognize the common-sense investment in civil legal aid, New Hampshire has long had strong bipartisan support for New...

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Thank You for fueling justice in New Hampshire

Thank you for your recurring gift to the NH Campaign for Legal Services. Your on-going support will enable New Hampshire Legal Assistance and the Legal Advice and Referral Center to help veterans, seniors, and many more people across our state, people like Robin, when...

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Want to make a difference for veterans?

Commentary: Want to make a real difference for struggling vets? Ensure access to legal aid Alicia McCormick served four years in the Coast Guard, including time on the icebreaker Polar Star. She’s a staff attorney with the Northwest Justice Project, a publicly funded...

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Seacoast Women’s Leadership Reception

Recognizing the impact of legal aid for low-income women July 13, 2017 - PORTSMOUTH, NH Supporters of legal aid and social justice gathered at the Portsmouth Women's City Club last week to recognize the important impact legal aid has for low-income women in New...

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2016 Annual Report

We are so pleased to share with you this report of our activities in 2016, including client and advocacy success stories, statistics about the impact of legal aid in New Hampshire, and our annual opportunity to thank you, our generous supporters!...

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Celebrating Legal Aid in New Hampshire

Thanks to the support of nearly 40 sponsors and 350 attendees from across the state, the 2017 Campaign Kick-off Breakfast was our most successful Kick-off yet. YOU - our sponsors and attendees - pledged more than $90,000 to support civil legal aid in New Hampshire!...

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Thank you, 2016 Campaign supporters!

  Thank you to everyone who made the 2016 Campaign for Legal Services a success! We beat our goal of raising $275,000 to support New Hampshire Legal Assistance and the Legal Advice and Referral Center. Thanks to you, thousands of people around our state will have...

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What your gift can mean toward access to justice

Your gift to the Campaign, alone or in collaboration with gifts from other supporters, can mean so much to a family in need of access to justice. A gift of $250 can provide a consultation with an advocate, so a disabled single mother like Kelli can fight an illegal...

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Breaking News from the NH Supreme Court

August 2, 2016: New Hampshire Legal Assistance wins Supreme Court appeal on behalf of low-income parents of children with disabilities Federal assistance for children with severe disabilities is designed to support their special – and often expensive – needs. It...

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Justice Matters, summer 2016 edition

Thank you for reading the summer 2016 edition of the Campaign's newsletter, Justice Matters. BREAKING NEWS! August 2, 2016: NHLA wins Supreme Court appeal on behalf of low-income parents of children with disabilities: Federal assistance for children with severe...

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NHLA’s Fair Housing Project celebrates 20 years

It’s been 20 years since New Hampshire Legal Assistance started our Fair Housing Project. We’d like to celebrate by introducing you to two new staff members who recently joined this work to promote equal access to housing in New Hampshire. Funded mostly through grants...

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National study highlights the value of legal aid for veterans

With nearly 50,000 veterans sleeping on the streets of America each night, it’s clear we are failing to serve those who have served our country. But the solution isn’t as obvious as it might seem. Veterans don’t need simply more doctors and shelter beds; new research...

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