MA ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION UPDATE – March 5, 2020

MA ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION UPDATE

March 5, 2020

Upcoming ATJ Commission Meeting Thursday, March 12 from 3-5 pm in the Social Law Library at the Adams Courthouse in Boston

Agenda items include:

  • MassLegalAnswersOnline Update
  • MA Legal Resource Finder – Report and Discussion on Updates and Enhancements
  • Technology Tools that Assist in Closing the Justice Gap – Highlights and Discussion

Please note that the March 12th MA Access to Justice Commission meeting is postponed due to logistical challenges in enabling full participation.  We apologize for any inconvenience and we look forward to being in touch.

The Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission is pleased to announce three new appointments:

Adrian Angus, Leemarie Mosca, and Gladys Vega join as new members of the Commission. Adrian Angus is a trial attorney in the Worcester Superior Court Office of the Committee for Public Counsel Services. Attorney Angus has also served as a member of the Access to Justice Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association and as a board member of the American Civil Liberties Union of Central Massachusetts. Leemarie Mosca is the President/Executive Director of Rosie’s Place. Ms. Mosca previously served as the Vice President of External Affairs and as the Director of Development and Public Relations for Rosie’s Place, and has also held positions with Horizons for Homeless Children and the Italian Home for Children. Gladys Vega is the Executive Director of the Chelsea Collaborative. Ms. Vega has served the Chelsea Collaborative in increasingly progressive roles for more than 30 years, working for immigrant rights, tenant rights, worker rights, and multicultural and anti-racism programs, and supporting youth to access opportunities and success. She has been the Executive Director since 2006. We welcome them to the Commission and the press release announcing their appointments can be found here.