Standing Ovation to NYT’s coverage

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Thank you New York Times for Your Editorial Piece entitled:

Sins of Omission: The Forgotten Poor

Your Editorial piece describes the problems concisely, clearly and thoroughly. See excerpts below:

The proven national program of civil legal aid for impoverished Americans, created in the 1960s, is suffering from multiple blows in funding.

But federal funding is the ultimate hope in a dire situation. In 2008, Congress chipped in $350 million for the nonprofit Legal Services Corporation, which then distributed the money throughout the country. Given the tough times — underfunded programs and ever more desperate clients — more money is needed.

For the full article, click here.

Special Thanks to: Mark Quinn for pointing me to the article and hand models Angela McKeirnan, Joan Brown, Kimberly Hamilton, Jane Rush, and Lauren Clark.

-RFW