We are pleased to announce that Attorney Anne Louise Blanchard has been selected as CLS’ new Deputy Director. Anne Louise brings extensive leadership experience to her new role, including more than a decade as CLS’ Ligation and Advocacy Director.
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John, a college lecturer with a PhD, was viciously assaulted and left with a traumatic brain injury. When he woke up from months in a coma, John had lost his ability to walk independently, to read, and to write – and he had also lost his home, which had been foreclosed while he was unconscious. […]
Too often, justice for Connecticut’s domestic violence victims depends on how much money they have. That’s unfair and unsafe. And, thanks to a new pilot project, it’s also starting to change. Starting July 1, Connecticut Legal Services (CLS) will partner with the Judicial Branch and others in an exciting advocacy effort that could be a […]
On April 30, CLS released two requests for proposals seeking bids from contractors for a strategic planning process and a rebranding initiative. The strategic planning process is projected to begin in the second half of 2018, with rebranding to follow immediately afterward in the first half of 2019. Proposals are due by June 8, 2018. […]
As Connecticut’s 2018 legislative session draws to a close, CLS advocates see an opportunity to advance justice and opportunity for vulnerable children by pushing for legislation that mandates consideration of new standards to protect against lead poisoning. Every year, hundreds of children across Connecticut are poisoned by exposure to lead paint. That exposure can have […]