NLADA Proposal to the Obama Administration
The National Legal Aid & Defender Association submitted the attached proposal to the Obama Admnistration which outlines the need for legal aid programs and the need for increased and expanded funding that more accurately addresses the needs of poor people.
This proposal calls on the Obama administration to institute a cross-agency review to address some of the recurring problems that have plagued legal aid programs in the past including:
-Seed Funding Grants
-Case Management Systems and program policies
-Caps and Limits
-Problems with statutory requirements for matching funds in certain grant programs
Please the attached document for a more thorough explanation of the above listed problems.