Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy

Prisoners' Legal Services (Massachusetts Correctional Legal Services)

aka Prisoners' Legal Services

Boston, MA

Mission

PLS promotes the safe, humane and lawful treatment of Massachusetts prisoners through civil rights litigation, administrative advocacy, client counseling and outreach to policy makers and the public.

Ruling Year

1974

Principal Officer

Ms. Leslie Walker

Main Address

10 Winthrop Square, 3rd Floor

Boston, MA 02110 USA

Keywords

prisoners' rights, legal aid, civil rights, PLS, PLSMA

EIN

04-2523362

 Number

7856933404

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups (R20)

Legal Services (I80)

Services to Prisoners/Families (I43)

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Prison Health Care

Rapid Response to Brutality Project

Prison Liaison Project

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Financials

Prisoners' Legal Services (Massachusetts Correctional Legal Services)

Fiscal year: Jul 01 - Jun 30

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Operations

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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