NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR PRESTIGIOUS POST GRADUATE FELLOWHIP
Empire Justice Center is currently accepting applications for The Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship, a two-year post graduate legal fellowship that was established in memory of Hanna S. Cohn. Read More.
TANF at 20: The 1996 “Welfare Reform” and its Impact, Part 2
Since 1973, some incarnation of Empire Justice Center has been fighting for low income and disenfranchised New Yorkers' rights. We've seen many changes and weathered many storms, including the so-called "welfare reform" of 1996. Twenty years later, New York families are still living in poverty. We present to you our perspectives of TANF at 20. Read More
SEEKING PROTECTION FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN NEW YORK STATE'S FAMILY COURTS
Now available in seven languages: updated resource that provides answers to frequently asked questions about how to obtain an order of protection and to fully access Family Court for immigrant victims of domestic violence with limited English proficiency. Read More.
NEW KNOW YOUR RIGHTS GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE
Our newest guide explains how the New York State Human Rights Law protects transgender and gender-nonconforming people. Read More.