2018 Updates to the “Protecting Assets” (Deportation) Manual Now Available

Dear Friends: Thank you so much for your work on behalf of vulnerable immigrants and refugees, and your interest in Appleseed’s Manual, “Protecting Assets and Child Custody in the Face of Deportation: A Guide for Practitioners and Immigrants.” Late in 2017, we began working on a few updates to the Manual, particularly about the Executive […]

Will You Stand With Us To Keep Kids In Class and Out of Handcuffs?

Action Alert For months now, you’ve worked alongside us to pass meaningful legislation that will be a serious blow to the school-to-prison pipeline. And now we’re almost there.  Right now, a Conference Committee of six legislators is meeting to reconcile two versions of the omnibus criminal justice reform bill. The version that passed the Senate (S.2200) included […]

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2018 Good Apple Reception Announcement

Save the Date! March 29, 2018 6:00 pm Reception 7:00 pm Award Ceremony Boston Harbor Hotel, Wharf Room 11th Anniversary Good Apple Award On Thursday, March 29th 2018 Massachusetts Appleseed will host its 11th annual Good Apple reception at the Boston Harbor Hotel. We are pleased to announce that this year’s recipient of the Good […]

Giving Tuesday

Kick off the holiday season right and participate in Giving Tuesday on November 28! Join us in celebrating the global day of giving by creating positive impact in our communities. Giving Tuesday is about working together to make a difference. How will you give this Giving Tuesday? Volunteer Give your time on Giving Tuesday and volunteer! With […]

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2017 Access to Justice Conference

Access to Justice through Innovation and Collaboration New Directions and Emerging Opportunities: Exploring Cutting-Edge Developments Moving Us Closer to Our Goal of Justice for All The legal needs of our communities far exceed the legal resources currently available — especially for those unable to afford to hire a private attorney. Many exciting efforts are underway […]

Call Your Representative to Support Amendment 86 – and Help Us Dismantle the School-to-Prison Pipeline!

Action Alert We need your help.  Last week, the omnibus criminal justice reform bill (S.2200) passed the Senate with the provisions we support from H.328/S.876, An Act decriminalizing non-violent and verbal student misconduct. These provisions include: decriminalizing non-violent misconduct in schools by eliminating the crime of disturbing school assembly; and requiring that MOUs between schools and police departments […]