Entries by Maddie

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2020 Good Apple Reception Announcement

Save the Date! March 26, 2020 6:00 pm Reception 7:00 pm Award Ceremony Boston Harbor Hotel, Wharf Room 13th Annual Good Apple Award On Thursday, March 26th, 2020 Massachusetts Appleseed will host its 13th annual Good Apple Reception at the Boston Harbor Hotel. We are pleased to announce that this year’s recipient of the Good […]

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New Report Recommends Massachusetts Create Online Court Help Center to Aid Those Without an Attorney

Massachusetts could increase access to justice through just one website BOSTON, October 3, 2019 — A research report released today by the Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice explores how the Massachusetts Trial Court could develop a new, online help center for court users. The report details how the court system could use innovative […]

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Kevin J. Curtin Joins Massachusetts Appleseed’s Board of Directors

For Immediate Release BOSTON, MA – The Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice welcomed Kevin J. Curtin, Senior Appellate Counsel/Grand Jury Director for Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan, to its Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting on June 27, 2019. Massachusetts Appleseed, a nonprofit organization that advocates for systemic reform in areas such […]

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Trivia Night 2019

  Many thanks to our generous hosts at Scholars American Bistro & Cocktail Club and to everyone who joined us for our first-ever Trivia Night! It was a wonderful night with plenty of laughs, and we’re so grateful to all the teams who participated. A big congratulations to the winners, Team Lynn Legal Services and […]

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Melanie L. Todman and John A. Shutkin Elected Chair and Vice-Chair of Massachusetts Appleseed’s Board of Directors

For Immediate Release BOSTON, MA – The Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice Board of Directors unanimously voted to appoint Melanie L. Todman, Associate at Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP, to Chair of its Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting on June 27, 2019. She succeeds Martha Mazzone, Executive Vice President of Legal Transformation […]

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The 2020 State Budget is on the Governor’s Desk!

Action Alert This week, the Conference Committee released its final, reconciled 2020 budget – a consolidation of the House and Senate versions totaling $43.1 billion. This year, our budget priorities included: Support for Homeless Youth (Line Item #4000-0007) $5 million to fund housing and support services for youth experiencing homelessness. Safe and Supportive Schools (Line […]