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HELP: MLP Weighs in on SNAP Proposed Rule

On October 3, 2019, the Food and Nutrition Service published a proposed rule, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Standardization of State Heating and Cooling Standard Utility Allowances, that will have detrimental impacts on low-income families across the country. HELP: MLP strongly opposes this proposed rule and urges that the Administration withdraw it. In addition to the suffering and hardship that would result from taking away basic food assistance from 19% of SNAP households nationwide, it would have a very dangerous impact on the health and well-being of many pregnant women, parents,… Read more HELP: MLP Weighs in on SNAP Proposed Rule

HELP: MLP Welcomes Susanna Greenberg to our Team

HELP: MLP is incredibly excited to welcome Susanna Greenberg to our team as Managing Attorney of our Philadelphia office! Susanna will work alongside our public health nursing partners, Philadelphia Nurse-Family Partnership and Mabel Morris Family Home Visit Program, to address health harming legal needs among first time mothers, children and families across Philadelphia. Susanna’s impressive experience includes teaching civil litigation clinics at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Villanova Law School where she supervised representation of underserved clients in housing, employment, public benefits, consumer finance, and family law.  Susanna also previously practiced at… Read more HELP: MLP Welcomes Susanna Greenberg to our Team

#LeadFreePhilly

On June 13th, our extraordinary colleague and public health nurse, Erin Blair testified to Philadelphia City Council urging passage of laws to keep kids safe from lead poisoning. Joining Erin is Philadelphia Nurse-Family Partnership & Mabel Morris Home Visit Programs and HELP: MLP client, Kaitlyn, telling her story on why the Philly lead laws need to change now. Check out Erin and Kaitlyn’s powerful testimonies below! #leadfreephilly