Bullying by any other name would be as hurtful: Stop Cyberbullying

Bullying by any other name would be as hurtful: Stop Cyberbullying

September 15, 2014

Every adult around the world probably has some sort of bullying story to tell. Some may even say this is a right of passage, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Why would we allow our children and others children to be subjected to an unnecessary form of sophomoricRead More

Bullying by any other name would be as hurtful: Stop Cyberbullying

Bullying by any other name would be as hurtful: Stop Cyberbullying

September 15, 2014

Every adult around the world probably has some sort of bullying story to tell. Some may even say this is a right of passage, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Why would we allow our children and others children to be subjected to an unnecessary form of sophomoricRead More

Housing discrimination on the rise!

Housing discrimination on the rise!

September 18, 2014

Its not a surprise that New York City housing complaints have been on the rise.  This is especially true for low-income tenants who receive a government subsidy to use for rent. Even though the City Council voted to prohibit discrimination in housing based on the tenant’s source of income, complaintsRead More

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Learn about Access to Justice (A2J) Programs

September 13, 2014

Normally, if you can’t afford an attorney for a civil court case, you can get an attorney at your local legal aid office. In the past few years, more people have become financially eligible for legal aid, but legal aid offices nationally have shrunk due to lack of funding. ThisRead More

Short guide for seniors living in poverty

Short guide for seniors living in poverty

September 16, 2014

A recent study found that 15% of seniors in the US are living in poverty.  Women and people of color who are seniors have an even higher percentage of living in poverty.  As an increasing number of Baby Boomers face retirement in the next 20 years, today is a goodRead More

Live in Buffalo and are dealing with consumer issues? Western New York Law Center can help

Live in Buffalo and are dealing with consumer issues? Western New York Law Center can help

September 20, 2014

The Western New York Law Center has a program to provide legal help with consumer debt, offering consumers assistance with garnishments, credit default judgments and other issues. The Law Center is offering this program because of what they call a  “troubling trend” in consumer debt cases in court. In 2013,Read More

Legal orientation program for custodians of unaccompanied immigrant children – September, 25

Legal orientation program for custodians of unaccompanied immigrant children – September, 25

September 18, 2014

There is a free legal workshop available for anyone who is sponsoring an unaccompanied immigrant child or children.  If you are sponsoring an immigrant child, this workshop can answers any questions you may have regarding: What to do if the sponsoring a child who was detained by the government andRead More

Legal orientation program for custodians of unaccompanied immigrant children – September, 25

Legal orientation program for custodians of unaccompanied immigrant children – September, 25

September 18, 2014

There is a free legal workshop available for anyone who is sponsoring an unaccompanied immigrant child or children.  If you are sponsoring an immigrant child, this workshop can answers any questions you may have regarding: What to do if the sponsoring a child who was detained by the government andRead More

Annual Latino Resource Fair on Saturday, September 27th in Kingston

Annual Latino Resource Fair on Saturday, September 27th in Kingston

September 16, 2014

The Mano A Mano group will be hosting the annual Latino Resource Fair on Saturday, September 27th between 12 noon and 4 pm at the Everette Hodge Community Center in Kingston. Bilingual staff representing various agencies will be available with literature during the event. See flyer below for more info:Read More

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