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Policy Papers and Reports

Denying Food and Shaming Children: Unpaid School Meal Policies in Massachusetts ‚ÄčAn MLRI inventory of 154 Massachusetts school district meal charge policies with recommendations to reduce meal debt and reduce shame - March 2017

The Ties That Bind MLRI Report that addresses how Massachusetts can reform specific policies to advance its commitment to kinship foster care and achieve more good kinship placements. - November 2014

If Not Now, When? MLRI Report focusing on systemic to child welfare system in Massachusetts. - June 2014

Out in the Cold Homeless Children in Crisis in Massachusetts - April 2013

Unlocking Economic Opportunities Through Boston Housing Authority's Section 3 Policy - Resident-friendly know-your-rights guide on BHA's Section 3 Policy for creating training and job opportunities for low-income people. - November 2012

The Need to Protect Vital Safety Net Programs A Briefing Paper to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction from the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute - October 2011

A Bridge to Where? Short-Term Housing Assistance for Homeless Families in Massachusetts - November 2010