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MA Legal Aid Funders Network Meeting: Promoting Justice Through Public Policy Change

Foundations are partnering with civil legal aid to bring critically needed changes to public policy that directly affects people experiencing barriers and low wages. Join us for a conversation about how philanthropy can promote justice through public policy change. Hear directly from legal service providers and funders about current initiatives. The session will be of interest to funders across the state looking to increase justice through changing laws and public policies affecting individuals who encounter systemic barriers, in collaboration with civil legal aid organizations.

Point32Health Foundation - Nora Moreno Cargie, President of the Foundation and Vice President, Corporate Citizenship
Massachusetts Law Reform Institute - Patricia Baker, Senior Benefits Policy Advocate
The Cabot Family Charitable Trust - Elizabeth Lynch, Executive Director
Greater Boston Legal Services - Jacqueline Bowman, Executive Director and Anna Cruz, Chief Development Officer

About the Network:

The mission of the Massachusetts Legal Aid Funders Network (MLAFN) is to maintain a collaborative space for funders to act to increase access to justice, reduce poverty, promote equity, and to support civil legal aid. Members include grantmaking institutions, individual donors, and philanthropy advisors interested in learning more about legal assistance and strategies, providing funding, and exploring co-funding opportunities.