2A - Thursday, February 18, 2010
The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com
2A - Thursday, February 18, 2010 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom
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ood Stamp Advocacy
Before they even get their law The group has about 60 in people's benefits and talk to
degree, some University Law members who work in a two- DHS on their behalf.
students are already doing pro step process to inform citizens Adams said the most reward-
bono work. of the state's benefits and advo- ing part of being a member of
The Food Stamp Advocacy cate to DHS after beingtrained FSAP is interacting with people
Project is an organization on by an internal advisor, accord- and helping out members of the
campus run by University Law ing to FSAP co-chair Tripp community in adtime of need.
students that aims to make Adams. "Foodstamp applicationneed
Washtenaw County residents Adams, a third-year Law is off the chain in Michigan right
more aware of the availability of student, said the members set now," Adams said. "DHS is com-
public benefits like food stamps up screening sites at commu- pletely overloaded. I like screen-
and give them easier access to nity centers and shelters like ings because interacting with
these services by communicat- the Delonis Center and Alpha people is the fun part."
ing with Michigan's Depart- House, both located in Ann Adams said in addition to
ment of Human Services. Arbor, to help people fill out food helping clients the group gives
Second-year LawstudentEric stamp applications and cater to members real-life work experi-
Mao, a member of FSAP, said the any individual needs they may ence, preparing them for future
group tries to offer a "helping have. careers.
hand" to citizens in need. "We also use a budget calcu- "At the screening sites you're
"There are so many people lator if people think they should interacting with clients, which
out there who could benefit be getting more benefits," is training you, and when you're
from some of the state's assis- Adams said. writing letters to DHS it's the
tance programs," Mao said: "We The FSAP members thentake same thing you're going to be
try to make sure they don't fall the information gathered at the doing as an attorney," he said.."
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Members of the University of Michigan's Food Stamp Advocacy Project, which
meets once a month at various locations, provide information and assistance
to people applying for food stamps.
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CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES
Political lecture All you can
on Japan eat buffet
steal thumb drive
WHERE: Taubman Medical
WHEN: Tuesday at about 2:45
WHAT: An unknown person
at the medical center had a
Dell Laptop, two external
hard drives, and two thumb-
drives stolen, University Police
reported. The company back-
pack was left unattended in
the 2nd floor corridor.
WHERE: Church Carport, 525
WHEN: Tuesday at about 1:15
WHAT: A graduate student's
vehicle was damaged in a
traffic incident, University
WHERE: 3231 Baxter, Lot
WHEN: Tuesday at about
WHAT: Two black truck
graces were stolen from an
unattenaded vehicle yesterday,
University Police reported.
The black grates were there
to hold salt in the truck bed.
There are no suspects.
WHERE: Vera Baits II
WHEN: Tuesday at about 9
WHAT: A female resident
complained to her RA after
a harrassing wall post was
discovered on her Facebook
webpage, University Police
WHAT: Visiting Professor
Julia Adeney Thomas will be
discussing Japanese politics
during the 1950s.
WHO: Center for Japanese
WHEN: Today from 12 p.m.
to 1 p.m.
WHERE: School of Social
Work, Room 1636
WHAT: Local restuar-
ants will provide food
and entertainers will per-
form. Admission is $5.
WHO: Camp Kesen
WHEN: Today from 6 p.m.
to 8 p.m.
WHERE: East Hall,
BoOK reading by
According to ABC News,
more widespread and
increasingly violent. Recently,
pledges of a sorority at Penn
reported being beaten, violated
and verbally abused.
Motown Records is cel-
ebrating its 50th Anni-
versary. The University
is hosting a symposium with
students, lecturers and indus-
try leaders. There will also
be a performance by a Uni-
versity motown ensemble.
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Larimer County, Colo-
rado settled a lawsuit for
for $4.1 million. Tim Masters
was convicted of murder in
1999 and spent nearly a decade
behind bars before he was freed
in 2008, reported CNN.
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be reading his works.
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