Fair Chance Housing

Training
Fair Chance Housing Training recorded: May 22, 2019
Panelists will discuss "fair chance housing" advocacy, which aims to increase access to housing for people with past justice system involvement. We will discuss strategies including direct legal services, community organizing, and policy reform on the local, regional and national stages. The panel will provide an overview of the housing rights of people with arrest and conviction histories, legal avenues for challenging unlawful housing discrimination, and strategies for and lessons learned from reforming local and state housing policy. Finally, panelists will discuss building campaigns around “Ban the Box” housing ordinances and strategies for enforcement after such policies are adopted.

Older Americans Act in Action: Partnering with the Aging Network

Training
Older Americans Act in Action: Partnering with the Aging Network Training recorded: May 21, 2019
Older adults are one of the fastest growing populations that need legal assistance. 7.1 million seniors are living in poverty and it is estimated that 56% of senior households have at least one civil legal problem, particularly in the areas of health, income maintenance, and consumer issues. This Arm Chair Chat will provide ideas for building and enhancing your programs aging services, with a focus on integrating legal services into the aging services community.

Ending Improper Billing of Dual Eligibles

Training
Ending Improper Billing of Dual Eligibles Training recorded: May 20, 2019
Come learn about recent administrative changes that will better assist beneficiaries and advocates in combating improper billing, and hear more about a case example where a legal services support center teamed up with a Medicare counseling organization to, based on persistent billing of an individual dually eligible client, push for systemic changes at the institutional provider level.