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.
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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.