HELP: MLP is currently hiring a full-time Staff Attorney to work with our partners in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The Staff Attorney will provide direct legal services related to housing issues to families participating in The Foundation for Delaware County’s Healthy Start and Nurse-Family Partnership programs. Interested candidates should send their resumes and a cover letter to Shannon Mace at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Tuesday, May 11, The Foundation for Delaware County and HELP: MLP hosted a webinar to help community members and advocates understand the ways in which people can access benefits through the American Rescue Plan. This webinar provides information and resources from a panel of subject matter experts from a range of organizations in Delaware County, including Capital Access (mortgage and utility assistance), Campaign for Working Families (tax-related benefits, economic stimulus payments, expanded child tax credit), Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (mortgage assistance), HELP: MLP, The Foundation for Delaware County’s… Read more Webinar- The American Rescue Plan Benefits for Delaware County, PA →
(photo source) “The beauty of standing up for your rights is others will see you standing and stand up as well.” -Cassandra Duffy By: Will Pelletiers, HELP: MLP Public Health… Read more The Fight is Not Over →
On May 25, we collectively and unequivocally witnessed the public murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department. This horrifying act, like countless others before it, was blatantly rooted in white supremacy, systemic racism, and abuse of power. Today, we continue to watch police across the nation traumatize and terrorize Black communities and people of color who are calling for change. HELP: MLP’s mission to eliminate health disparities among pregnant women and infants will never be fulfilled without directly addressing and dismantling the racist systems and structures that have… Read more Black Lives Matter →
On March 31, 2020 HELP: MLP joined legal and housing advocates across the City to urge Mayor Kenney and City Councilto take action now to prevent mass evictions across the… Read more Philadelphia City Needs to Take Action Now to Prevent Mass Evictions due to COVID-19 →
On March 3, the Philadelphia Nursing-Legal Partnership, a collaboration between HELP: MLP and Philadelphia Nurse-Family Partnership and Mabel Morris Family Home Visit Programs, hosted a Brunch and Learn community event on how to support parenting youth who are transitioning to adulthood. The event featured people with lived and experience, advocates, and experts to discuss strategies across a spectrum of needs to support young parents. Presentation descriptions and materials are linked below: Supporting Educational Success of Students who are Pregnant or Parenting led by Darlene Hemerka, Esq., Staff Attorney, Public Interest… Read more Supporting Parenting Youth Transitioning to Adulthood: Brunch & Learn →