Phil Dailey: A Warrior of Justice

Phil Dailey: A Warrior of Justice

November 3, 2016

    “Knowledgeable, caring, hardworking, humorous, and passionate about equal justice under the law.” These are the qualities his former co-workers used to describe the late Phil Dailey, a Penn Yan native who was recently honored for his incredible dedication to civil justice by the New York State Bar Association’sRead More

LawHelpNY Launches New “Know Your Rights” Resources!

LawHelpNY Launches New “Know Your Rights” Resources!

November 14, 2016

  LawHelpNY.org is excited to announce the launch of a set of new “know your rights” housing resources. With a focus on non-payment proceedings, the resources are designed to help the 99% of unrepresented litigants who navigate NYC Housing Court alone: New York City Housing Mini Portal New content includes:Read More

Phil Dailey: A Warrior of Justice

Phil Dailey: A Warrior of Justice

November 3, 2016

    “Knowledgeable, caring, hardworking, humorous, and passionate about equal justice under the law.” These are the qualities his former co-workers used to describe the late Phil Dailey, a Penn Yan native who was recently honored for his incredible dedication to civil justice by the New York State Bar Association’sRead More

Legal Aid and Others Provide Representation for Detained Immigrants

Legal Aid and Others Provide Representation for Detained Immigrants

October 17, 2016

Currently, there is no right to legal counsel for immigrants, including people seeking asylum and families with children and those who cannot afford an attorney find themselves navigating the court system alone. In response, The Legal Aid Society and our legal services partners formed the New York Immigrant Family UnityRead More

LawHelpNY Launches New “Know Your Rights” Resources!

LawHelpNY Launches New “Know Your Rights” Resources!

November 14, 2016

  LawHelpNY.org is excited to announce the launch of a set of new “know your rights” housing resources. With a focus on non-payment proceedings, the resources are designed to help the 99% of unrepresented litigants who navigate NYC Housing Court alone: New York City Housing Mini Portal New content includes:Read More

What Children Should Expect in New York City Immigration Court

What Children Should Expect in New York City Immigration Court

May 16, 2016

What Happens When I Go To Immigration Court? Learn what to expect at your hearing in New York City Immigration Court and connect with legal service providers who may be able to assist with your case. Use this resource. Below is a video produced to guide children who are placedRead More

Rent Freeze Bronx Press Event and Day of Action

Rent Freeze Bronx Press Event and Day of Action

August 4, 2016

Rent Freeze Bronx Press Event and Day of Action On August 10, 2016, the New York City Department of Finance and the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit, in conjunction with Council Member Ritchie Torres, will hold a press event and Day of Action at the Bronx Library, 301 East Kingsbridge Road.Read More

Access Manhattan: Medicaid/Medicare Workshop

Access Manhattan: Medicaid/Medicare Workshop

November 1, 2015

Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer launched a series of workshops and forums in early fall 2015, Access Manhattan: Services for Stronger Communities. They have held a number of events since October that will continue through December. On November 4th, there will be a Medicaid/Medicare workshop held at her office, 431 WestRead More

Homelessness Town Hall

Homelessness Town Hall

January 4, 2016

    Photo credit: Hernan Piñera via VisualHunt / CC BY-SA Homelessness has been a hot topic in the media lately. Council Members Rosie Mendez and Dan Garodnick host a town hall meeting on the subject in Manhattan. Join neighbors, community organizations, and local elected officials to discuss homelessness onRead More

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