Tween girls face shocking rate of cyberbullying

Tween girls face shocking rate of cyberbullying

October 21, 2014

Has your child received an expensive gift in the mail, like a webcam, a cell phone with a camera in it, or a trip? These gifts and devices are often for the purpose of encouraging teens to take, produce, and transmit sexually explicit images of themselves. Cyberbullying, especially via mobileRead More

Tween girls face shocking rate of cyberbullying

Tween girls face shocking rate of cyberbullying

October 21, 2014

Has your child received an expensive gift in the mail, like a webcam, a cell phone with a camera in it, or a trip? These gifts and devices are often for the purpose of encouraging teens to take, produce, and transmit sexually explicit images of themselves. Cyberbullying, especially via mobileRead More

Tween girls face shocking rate of cyberbullying

Tween girls face shocking rate of cyberbullying

October 21, 2014

Has your child received an expensive gift in the mail, like a webcam, a cell phone with a camera in it, or a trip? These gifts and devices are often for the purpose of encouraging teens to take, produce, and transmit sexually explicit images of themselves. Cyberbullying, especially via mobileRead More

Program aimed at helping unemployed veterans

Program aimed at helping unemployed veterans

October 14, 2014

We’re still feeling the effects of the 2007 economic crisis.  As many people, continue to deal with a lack of employment or underemployment, veterans are finding themselves increasingly in this situation.   Of the 2.9 million long term unemployed people who were denied benefits this year – 285,000 of them areRead More

New online foreclosure guide helps families with no legal aid

New online foreclosure guide helps families with no legal aid

October 20, 2014

In August, Bank of America agreed to a record-setting $16.65 billion settlement with the Department of Justice for selling toxic mortgage securities during the housing boom. The agreement includes $30 million for states to distribute to their legal aid programs. Legal aid attorneys play a key role in preventing unnecessaryRead More

New online foreclosure guide helps families with no legal aid

New online foreclosure guide helps families with no legal aid

October 20, 2014

In August, Bank of America agreed to a record-setting $16.65 billion settlement with the Department of Justice for selling toxic mortgage securities during the housing boom. The agreement includes $30 million for states to distribute to their legal aid programs. Legal aid attorneys play a key role in preventing unnecessaryRead More

Panel Discussion: Children Migrating Alone & The Trafficking Victims Protection Act on 10/29/14

Panel Discussion: Children Migrating Alone & The Trafficking Victims Protection Act on 10/29/14

October 17, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014; 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM This is a free event open to the public.  You must register at www.nycbar.org to attend. About the panel discussion: In light of the recent influx of unaccompanied children arriving at our southern border, the City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant WomenRead More

Free English Classes for NYC Adults

Free English Classes for NYC Adults

October 21, 2014

F ree English classes are now available for adults residing in NYC.  The classes are provided by Grand Street Settlement, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to expand opportunities for low-income families and individuals by providing culturally relevant services that support community-building, advocacy, self-determination and an enriched quality of life. Read More

Free English Classes for NYC Adults

Free English Classes for NYC Adults

October 21, 2014

F ree English classes are now available for adults residing in NYC.  The classes are provided by Grand Street Settlement, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to expand opportunities for low-income families and individuals by providing culturally relevant services that support community-building, advocacy, self-determination and an enriched quality of life. Read More

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