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Community Lawyering & Nuisance Vacant Properties

When communities across Baltimore were frustrated with the number of nuisance, vacant properties across the city, Community Law Center worked with them to tackle the problem. In this great piece of community lawyering on tax sales and public nuisances, the center worked with the communities on many fronts, including legislative and litigation victories. Robin Jacobs, the former director of strategic legal services projects at the center, describes the campaign's successes, challenges, and lessons in this month's advocacy story, Community-Led Code Enforcement: Empowering Communities to Reverse the Tide of Disinvestment.

Clearinghouse Articles

Unlocking the Affordable Care Act’s Potential for Justice-Involved Individuals

By
Jennie Sutcliffe
Katy Welter
Sarah Somers

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Hangouts

What Does the Affordable Care Act Have to Do with the Criminal Justice System?

with Sarah Somers, Jennie Sutcliffe, & Katy Welter

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Advocacy Stories

Community-Led Code Enforcement: Empowering Communities to Reverse the Tide of Disinvestment

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Interviews

Margaret Stapleton and Michelle Mbekeani-Wiley

Shriver Center

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The Shriver Brief

The Clock Is Ticking on Many — Who Will Soon Go Hungry

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Training Programs

Supervising For Quality and Impact

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Advocacy in Action Webinars

Advocacy Strategies for Protecting the Fair Housing Rights of People with Criminal Records

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Featured Collections

Welfare Reform

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National Law & Policy Dialogues

Equitable Access to Educational Opportunities

How to Move Forward in a “Post-Racial” Society

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