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About HPRPThe Homeless Persons Representation Project, Inc. (HPRP), founded in 1987 and separately incorporated as a 501(c)(3) in 1990, provides free legal services to and advocacy on behalf of a primarily Baltimore City-based population of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. HPRP’s mission is to end homelessness in Maryland by providing free legal services, including advice, counsel, education, representation and advocacy, for low-income persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Guided by a profound understanding of our clients’ barriers to accessing traditional legal services, HPRP staff and volunteers honor and accommodate these roadblocks by directly serving clients where they live, eat, and spend time. HPRP staff and volunteers meet with clients in the community – shelters, public benefit offices, soup kitchens, the streets, community meetings – and in the HPRP office. Direct representation informs broader-based systemic advocacy and impact litigation to address the root causes of homelessness.
Tag Archives: Ingrid Lofgren
Three years ago today, HPRP and other members of the Transgender Action Group (TAG) hit the streets of Baltimore from 11 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. as part of a new bi-weekly effort to connect transgender women engaged in commercial sex … Continue reading
This week and next, teams in eight Maryland counties are participating in Youth REACH MD, a state effort to better understand the scope and reasons for youth and young adult homelessness. Baltimore City Youth REACH is hitting the streets with … Continue reading
In Gratitude, Solidarity, and Hope: Reflections on Progress toward Ending Youth Homelessness in Maryland
The Thanksgiving holiday, which happens to fall during National Homeless Youth Awareness Month, is an opportunity for thoughtful reflection. At the Homeless Persons Representation Project, we are acutely aware that many young people in Maryland are without family or a … Continue reading
Brittany Favazza is HPRP’s 2014 Linda Kennedy Fellow. Brittany, a second-year student at the University of Baltimore School of Law, will be assisting executive director Antonia Fasanelli and Skadden Fellow Ingrid Lofgren with their research on legislative bills for the … Continue reading
Civil rights and youth groups are offering an alternate plan to promote the safety of Baltimore youth without risking the criminalization and unintended consequences of a greatly expanded curfew proposal now before the Baltimore City Council. In offering the plan, … Continue reading
HPRP’s Ingrid Lofgren (left in the photo) and other HPRP staff helped organize Invisible Homelessness: Baltimore Youth Speak Out, a symposium at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law earlier this week. After the screening of a short film, … Continue reading