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Power Station

Jul 9, 2018

Maryland Legal Aid is a lifeline for low-income people facing eviction, living with substandard housing conditions, seeking veteran's benefits and overcoming domestic abuse. MLAB, under the leadership of bridge-builder and advocate Wilhelm Joseph, is a robust nonprofit organization with 12 offices across the state. The newest program innovation, The Community Lawyering Initiative, is a mobile resource that partners lawyers with libraries, offering people help in non-threatening and comfortable surroundings within their neighborhoods. Having decades old convictions expunged from their records is transformative in ways that are both pragmatic and psychological. They are now able to access employment, housing and benefits. Amy and Meaghan's make transformation possible in real time.




talk about their innovative approach to helping low-income residents of Baltimore County expunge old criminal charges from their records.