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Missouri legal aid groups secure CARES Act grants

Missouri’s four legal aid organizations have secured a total of $693,158 in grants stemming from the CARES Act, the Legal Services Corp. announced. Congress appropriated $50 million for LSC in the law. LSC set aside $3 million to help legal ...

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Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative marks successes, mulls expansion

Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri’s Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative this month marks two years of renovating or demolishing vacant properties in St. Louis communities.

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Legal Aid groups, federal courts benefit from CARES Act

For Mid-Missouri Legal Services, grant funding from the $2.2 trillion federal relief package cannot come soon enough. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security, or CARES, Act, signed March 27 by President Donald J. Trump, includes a $50 million appropriation ...

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LSEM helps to secure settlement for homeless students statewide

School buses, education, schools

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri has helped to secure a landmark settlement ensuring both a St. Louis-area school district and districts across the state adhere to a federal law ensuring homeless students’ access to public education. The settlement comes in ...

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LSEM receives grant to aid neighborhood initiative

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri will receive a $316,361 Pro Bono Innovation Fund grant from the Legal Services Corporation to support LSEM’s Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative. The initiative, launched in 2018, provides access to legal representation for urban neighborhoods and residents ...

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