For this year’s pride month, Justice in Aging has something to add to the celebrations. Hundreds of low-income married LGBTQ individuals who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will no longer have to worry about the Social Security Administration (SSA) going after them for thousands of dollars they shouldn’t owe and can’t afford to pay. Read more.
May is Older Americans Month, so LAAC reached out to one of our Senior Legal Services Provider members, Senior Citizens Legal Services (SCLS) to give us the scoop on their latest work in the community.
Workday, Street Level Health Project, and Centro Legal de la Raza Reclaim Lives Lost Needlessly to Workplace HazardsApril 18, 2016 | Jora Trang |
Join Worksafe, Street Level Health Project, and Centro Legal de la Raza Thursday, April 28th, 2016 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for their Workers Memorial Day Event in Downtown Oakland where they will call upon workers, unions, advocates, allies, and government agencies to join them in honoring those who have lost their lives at work. Please come out to show solidarity, mourn for the dead, fight like hell for the living.
Inner City Law Center - the only legal services provider on Los Angeles' Skid Row - highlights their recent success in helping a local family avoid eviction and keep their home.
Last year, the National Council on Disability (NCD) released Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Students with Disabilities, a report researched and written by Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF).