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20 Years Strong – HAP + Klehr Harrison

By |2020-01-09T17:44:42-05:00November 21st, 2019|Blog|

Over the past 20 years, through HAP’s legal clinics, attorneys and paralegals at Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP have volunteered their time to represent hundreds of individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia. From 1999 until 2012, Klehr Harrison adopted HAP’s legal clinic at Red Shield Family […]

HAP Receives a GSK IMPACT Award

By |2020-01-15T12:03:44-05:00November 20th, 2019|Blog, HAPpenings|

For 23 years, GSK has honored outstanding nonprofit organizations that are improving health in and around its U.S. corporate campuses with GSK IMPACT Awards. The name “IMPACT” is an acronym capturing the six guiding principles of the awards. […]

HAP and Morgan Lewis Co-Host a Birth Certificate Clinic

By |2019-07-16T13:56:26-04:00July 16th, 2019|Blog|

On Tuesday morning, July 16, 2019, HAP and Morgan Lewis hosted a birth certificate clinic. 28 volunteers from law firms Morgan Lewis and Holland & Knight and companies, Prudential and Hewlett Packard processed a total of 85 birth certificate applications, including 64 for adults and 21 for children.

HAP and Comcast Co-Host a Birth Certificate Clinic

By |2019-05-17T12:13:41-04:00May 15th, 2019|Blog|

On May 15, 35 volunteers from Comcast and 4 volunteers from the law firm, DLA Piper, processed 112 birth certificate applications (88 for adults and 24 for children) from nine states at Comcast’s 1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Headquarters. This crucial identifying document helps our clients access employment, housing, and other services.

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HAP Negotiates New Application Process to Obtain Puerto Rico Birth Certificates

By |2019-05-23T11:45:32-04:00May 8th, 2019|Blog, HAPpenings|

HAP’s Senior Staff Attorney Pat Malley and Director of Operations Tanya Rambert, with help from Dechert legal assistant Denise Neris, negotiated with the attorney for the Puerto Rico Department of Vital Records to obtain clarification of the application process to receive birth certificates from Puerto Rico.  After months of HAP volunteers having their clients’ applications […]