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SeniorLAW Center Testified Before the Veterans Advisory Commission

Monday, December 21st, 2015
SeniorLAW Center recently presented testimony about our stellar Providing Legal Services to Older Veterans Project at the annual public hearings of the Philadelphia Veterans Advisory Commission*. On Wednesday, December 9, 2015, Legal Director Wendy Bookler and Staff Attorney Cateria R. McCabe testified before the Commission, as well as many invited guests and other veterans’ services providers. … click for more

SeniorLAW Center Presented at Philadelphia’s Annual Public Interest Law Day

Thursday, December 17th, 2015
SeniorLAW Center is proud to hold leadership roles in Philadelphia’s nationally renowned public interest community and to have served as planners and presenters for Philadelphia’s Annual Public Interest Law Day on December 10th, 2015, which brings our stellar community together with leaders in pro bono, the courts and the Bar who care about access to justice.  SeniorLAW Center staff attorney … click for more

SeniorLAW Center’s Staff Attorneys Presented at Recent PCA Regional Conference for Aging

Monday, November 23rd, 2015
On October 19, 2015, SeniorLAW Center attorneys Cateria McCabe, Susanna Ratner, and Beth Shay presented at the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging's 2015 Regional Conference on Aging on “How to Resolve Vital Housing Issues to Prevent Senior Homelessness.” This interactive session taught 80 professionals (including social workers and legal professionals) from the Philadelphia region how to add… click for more

SeniorLAW Center’s Margarita Martinez Spoke at PCA’s 14th Annual Latino Senior Citizens Conference and Celebration

Monday, November 23rd, 2015
SeniorLAW Center was proud to participate in PCA’s 14th Annual Latino Senior Citizens Conference and Celebration on November 14, 2015. The purpose of this free event was to offer limited English-speaking Latino Seniors and their caregivers information about the broad range of services available in the community. The entire event was presented in Spanish to over 250 attendees. SeniorLAW Center is… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Participates in Philadelphia’s First Veterans Day Parade

Monday, November 23rd, 2015
Members of our team who assist veteran victims of crime attended the first ever Philadelphia Veterans Day Parade Sunday, November 8, 2015.  In attendance were staff members Dana Goldberg and Margarita Martinez as well as members of our veteran’s advisory council, William Doyle and Board Member  Carl Bailey. SeniorLAW Center operated an informational table throughout the day speaking with se… click for more

SeniorLAW Center is proud to be a member of the newly launched #KeystoneVotes!

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
Leading state, local, and national advocacy and community organizations joined together to launch Keystone Votes – The Coalition for Modern Elections. This nonpartisan coalition will serve as the vehicle for their coordinated public education and advocacy campaign to update Pennsylvania’s election system. “For many Pennsylvania voters, our elections work well,” said Susan Carty, board p… click for more

SeniorLAW Center and Public Interest Law Center advocate for common-sense voting reforms in The Philadelphia Inquirer Op-Ed

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
Two weeks ago, area voters chose a new mayor for Philadelphia, picked a district attorney in a hard-fought race in Montgomery County, and elected three justices who will sit on our state's Supreme Court. Unfortunately, fewer than 25 percent of registered voters across the state actually cast ballots, according to preliminary figures from the Department of State. That means just a quarter of regist… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Advocates for Domestic Violence at 1st Annual Domestic Violence Empowerment Event

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Legal Advocate, Tara Saunders, attended the 1st Annual Domestic Violence Empowerment Event: “I Am Not A Punching Bag: Keep Your Hands to Yourself.” [caption id="attachment_5627" align="aligncenter" width="169"] Necol Millsip[/caption] Pictured here is Ms. Necol Millsip, President and CEO of Soldier of Love Foundation, who sponsored the event… click for more

SeniorLAW Center’s Larry Felzer, Esq., presents the Murray Shusterman Faculty Award to Dean JoAnne Epps at Temple University Alumni Association’s 100th Anniversary

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
On Saturday October 10th the Temple University Alumni Association (TLAA) celebrated its 100th Anniversary.   SeniorLAW Center’s Larry Felzer,  serving as current President of TLAA, was honored to present the Murray Shusterman Faculty Award to Dean JoAnne Epps. Larry is pictured with Dean JoAnne Epps here. The Association serves its members by providing a collegial informal network of pro… click for more

SeniorLAW Center proud to Promote and Celebrate Kinship Care at 3rd Kinship Care Conference!

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015, the Philadelphia Kinship Care Committee presented the 3rd biennial Helping Hands Kinship Care Conference at West Philadelphia High School.  This free event provided an opportunity for kinship care providers to receive vital information about caring for others’ children in their homes as well as available resources to support their intergenerational families.  Ki… click for more
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