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Lisa M. Newstrom

Lisa M. Newstrom

Bay Area Legal Aid
Managing Attorney, Santa Clara County
San Jose, CA, USA


Lisa Newstrom joined Bay Area Legal Aid in 2009 as a Public Benefits Attorney and has served as Managing Attorney of the Santa Clara County Regional Office since 2013.  In her practice, Lisa represents clients in matters regarding safety-net programs such as SSI, CalWORKS, CalFresh, Medi-Cal and General Assistance.  Lisa serves on several regional task forces including the South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking and the Santa Clara County Public Benefits Task Force.  She has trained hundreds of attorneys, advocates, and social services providers on legal issues in public benefits, particularly for immigrants, youths with disabilities, and survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking.  Prior to her legal career, Lisa worked with low-income immigrant families as a bilingual/ESL special education teacher.
Lisa M. Newstrom is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Helping Disaster Survivors Retain or Qualify for Government Benefits - Providing Legal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disaster Part II, Thursday, April 07, 2016
CalFresh - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Friday, March 24, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Helping Disaster Survivors Retain or Qualify for Government Benefits - Helping Disaster Survivors Retain or Qualify for Government Benefits, Thursday, April 07, 2016
CalFresh - CalFresh, Friday, March 24, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Helping Disaster Survivors Retain or Qualify for Government Benefits - Helping Disaster Survivors Retain or Qualify for Government Benefits, Thursday, April 07, 2016
CalFresh - CalFresh, Friday, March 24, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Helping Disaster Survivors Retain or Qualify for Government Benefits - Helping Disaster Survivors Retain or Qualify for Government Benefits, Thursday, April 07, 2016
CalFresh - CalFresh, Friday, March 24, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Providing Legal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disaster Part II, Friday, April 08, 2016, San Francisco, CA
California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Sunday, March 26, 2017, San Francisco, CA
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters All County Information Notice I-151-82, November 23, 1982, Providing Adequate Notice, State of California—Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Social Services - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
All County Information Notice No. I-89-15, December 31, 2015, CalFresh Program: Student Eligibility, State of California—Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Social Services - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
All County Letter No. 15-70, CalFresh Student Eligibility, State of California—Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Social Services - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
CalFresh & SNAP: What Advocates Need to Know - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
Lilley v. County of Alameda, No. 3:15-cv-04475 JD (N.D. Cal. March 7, 2016), Stipulated Permanent Injunction and Order - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
Food Stamp Calculator—FFY 2017 Blank - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
Riojas v. United States Department of Agriculture, No. 15-cv-03592-JST (N.D. Cal. June 30, 2016), Order Re: Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
Sample Claimant’s Overissuance Position Statement - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
Food Stamps Calculator: Appendix - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
Federal vs. State CalFresh for Noncitizens - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
Sample Client Calculation—Food Stamp Calculator—FFY 2017 - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
CalFresh & SNAP: What Advocates Need to Know (PowerPoint slides) - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
All County Letter No. 15-82, Definition of Fleeing Felon and Probation Parole Violators for the CalFresh Program, State of California—Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Social Services - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
Federal Guidance on Public Charge: When Is It Safe to Use Public Benefits? National Immigration Law Center, August 2014 - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
Sample Position Statement on Jurisdiction - California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2017, Thursday, March 23, 2017
Live Webcast  Live Webcast California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2018 (Free), Thursday, March 22, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Pro Bono  Pro Bono California Public Benefits: The Basics for Nonprofit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2018 (Free), Thursday, March 22, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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