Events

Homelessness Town Hall

Homelessness Town Hall

January 4, 2016 at 9:21 pm 0 comments

    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

IDNYC Pop-Up Site in Red Hook

IDNYC Pop-Up Site in Red Hook

December 10, 2015 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

An IDNYC pop-up enrollment center is coming to Red Hook. The center will be available from January 5th – January 29th, 2016. It will be located at the Red Hook Community Justice Center, 88 Visitation Place Brooklyn, NY 11231. Make your ‪IDNYC‬ appointment on nyc.gov/idnyc New York City residents are nowRead More

CSS Rent Freeze Outreach Project

CSS Rent Freeze Outreach Project

November 25, 2015 at 9:14 pm 0 comments

CSS Rent Freeze Outreach Project This blog-post originally appears on CSS website, here. Are you worried about your rent going up? Are you at least 62 years of age? Is your household income $50,000 or less? Do you pay more than one-third of your household’s total monthly income for rent? Do youRead More

Access Manhattan: Medicaid/Medicare Workshop

Access Manhattan: Medicaid/Medicare Workshop

November 1, 2015 at 7:36 pm 0 comments

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

Mobile Legal Help Center in Brooklyn

Mobile Legal Help Center in Brooklyn

October 22, 2015 at 5:05 pm 1 comment

On November 16, 2015, New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) Mobile Legal Help Center will be in Brooklyn. Thanks to Assembly Member Diane C. Richardson and the office of Congress Member Yvette D. Clarke this service will be available from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The mobile van will be located atRead More

BLTRG Accessibility & Elevation Workshop

BLTRG Accessibility & Elevation Workshop

October 15, 2015 at 8:43 pm 0 comments

Brooklyn Long-Term Recovery Group is hosting an accessibility and elevation workshop on Tuesday, October 20, from 6PM-8:30PM. The workshop will take place at  Shorefront YM-YWHA 3300 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11235.   The mission of the Brooklyn Long-Term Recovery Group is to assess and address the unmet needs ofRead More

WNYCOSH Legal Advice Clinic

WNYCOSH Legal Advice Clinic

October 14, 2015 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

  Western New York Council on Occupational Safety and Health hosts a Legal Advice Clinic. The clinic will be held on Thursday, October 15th, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.It is free of charge and open to the public.  It is a walk-in clinic – first come, first served.  Lawyers will be on hand toRead More

Citizenship Clinics

Citizenship Clinics

September 15, 2015 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

This blogpost was originally posted on the NYIC blog. There are many citizenship clinics being held between September 17 – 22nd. The key to thriving communities is active participation. That’s why a top priority of the New York Immigration Coalition is ensuring that all New Yorkers are able to engage inRead More

Credit History Discrimination Training

Credit History Discrimination Training

September 11, 2015 at 2:05 pm 0 comments

This information was originally posted on the NYCCHR website. On September 3, 2015, the STOP CREDIT DISRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT took effect, prohibiting most employers from checking applicants’ credit history to determine job worthiness.  The Commission is conducting trainings to educate all individuals who could potentially be affected by thisRead More

Community Forum on Mortgage Lending on Long Island

Community Forum on Mortgage Lending on Long Island

September 9, 2015 at 7:47 pm 1 comment

Ruhi Maker and Barbara Van Kerkhove will be leading a community forum on mortgage lending on Long Island on September 18th, 2015. The event will run from 10:00am to 1:00pm and will be located at Touro Law Center, Faculty Conference Room 225 Eastview Drive Central Islip NY 11722. Learn about results and recommendationsRead More