Community Legal Services of Mid Florida

Recent News & Updates

Press Release

Moving Margins for LGBTQ Youth

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) and Legal Aid Society of Orange County (LASOCBA) co-hosted, “Moving the Margins; Curriculum for Child Welfare Services with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth (LGBTQ) in Out of Home Care.” The training was led by M. Currey Cook, Esq., National Director for the Youth in Out of Home … Read More

News Article

CLSMF Announced As A Recipient of the 2015 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Community Engagement Award

The Bethune-Cookman University has recognized Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida as an outstanding organization that has exhibited an unwavering dedication to improving the community. CLSMF’s work with the community is a testament to the legacy of Mrs. Bethune, who made it her life’s mission to improve the lives of underserved young people. CLSMF will be recognized, with … Read More

News Article: TalkPoverty.org

Civil Legal Assistance Saves Money and Helps People Escape Poverty

Lonnie Powers, executive director of the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC), writes an exceptional article on the impact that civil legal aid has for the poor and the asset these services provide for the War on Poverty. Sargent Shriver, President Johnson’s personal choice to lead the War on Poverty, was once asked which anti-poverty program he considered the most important. … Read More

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