January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
Unfortunately, many families in our region aren’t just dealing with the cold outside but are also freezing indoors because power or heat has been turned off. Receiving a utility disconnect notice can make you feel doomed. You may feel like there’s nothing you can do. But there is hope! You must communicate your needs andContinue reading “Baby, It’s Cold Inside”
You’ve probably heard a lot of buzz about the CARES Act this year. But did you know that the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act has made some important changes to tax law to encourage charitable giving? This is wonderful news as non-profits like AppalReD Legal Aid are working harder than ever toContinue reading “CARES ACT Provides New Opportunities for Charitable Giving”
We love hosting Notre Dame law students each fall. But with coronavirus surging, plans for the week long visit changed to a virtual experience. It was wonderful to see the students able to connect with the community, even across computer screens. The third-year law students even assisted clients during a virtual family law clinic. Here’sContinue reading “Virtual Volunteers Make a Real Impact”
Welcome to AppalReD Legal Aid’s new blog. We’ve been dreaming about it for awhile. It’s a way to feature stories in our community, give timely updates, and connect with each other. That’s always important, but right now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, it feels even more urgent. AppalReD is a pretty big family. We’ve been aroundContinue reading “Hey Y’all, Welcome to AppalREAD”
Advocacy Director Evan Smith explains the most important info about the new CDC moratorium on eviction–in 90 seconds!
There’s nothing more important than having a safe place to live—particularly when the world is unstable. During a pandemic, how can you stay healthy at home if you don’t have a home? We have some good news to share. On September 1st, the Centers for Disease Control announced that starting September 4th it will stopContinue reading “News To Know: Updates for Renters”
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