legal services

NACA Calls for Significant Increase in Legal Aid Funding

Publish Date: 
June 5, 2020
Type: 
legislative

The National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) sent a letter to the Legal Services Corporation to advocate for the continued maintenance of LSC’s critical function in our society. LSC deserves significantly more funding than it currently receives. With 58 million Americans eligible for free civil legal assistance, LSC’s current funding is insufficient to support this tremendous responsibility.

NACA Advocates for Increased Legal Services Funding

Publish Date: 
June 4, 2018
Type: 
legislative

NACA sent a letter to support and advocate for FY 2020 funding of Legal Services Corporation (LSC). LSC deserves additional funding, far more than the status quo, to adequately support its independent legal aid organizations across the country so that they can provide vital civil legal services for the 58 million Americans eligible to receive such assistance.

NACA Strongly Supports Full Funding for Legal Services Corporation

Publish Date: 
June 19, 2017
Type: 
legislative

The National Association of Consumer Advocates strongly supports Legal Services Corporation’s (LSC) funding request. There is no question that LSC deserves full funding to assist its independent legal aid organizations across the country that provide a wide range of civil legal services for more than 60 million Americans. 

Defunding Legal Services Will Hurt Low-Income Americans

Release Date: 
March 16, 2017

For Immediate Release:                       

Defunding Legal Services for Low-Income Americans Will Devastate Hardworking Families

Statement of Christine Hines, Legislative Director, National Association of Consumer Advocates

President Trump’s proposed FY2018 budget released today would shred the safety net by eradicating longstanding, critical programs that assist and support Americans in times of need.

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