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The press section of the Empire Justice Center website, contains press releases put out by Empire Justice and our colleges, in the news items and news from Empire Justice Center.

 


 

 

In the News

Foreclosure help program faces loss of funding, advocates say (Newsday)

A network of housing agencies and legal groups that has helped more than 20,000 Long Islanders facing foreclosure is pushing to get funding for its work included in next year’s state budget. Read More

Capitol Pressroom: Kirsten Keefe on Foreclosure Prevention (WCNY)

Capitol Pressroom - We discussed options for those facing foreclosure on a mortgage or a reverse mortgage from Empire Justice Center Senior Staff Attorney Kirsten Keefe. Read More

Sale of CenterLight Medicaid plan worries consumer advocates (Crain's)

A year after settling a civil fraud case for almost $47 million, CenterLight Health System has sold its Medicaid-managed long-term-care Select plan to the for-profit Centers Health Care, based in the Bronx. Read More

Transgender Americans Change Names, Passports Ahead Of Trump Administration (NPR)

Attorney Ann Williams meets her 33-year-old client for the first time at a legal clinic in Rochester, NY. Read More

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Press Releases

Empire Justice Statement on Governor Cuomo's Executive Budget Proposal

After the release of the Executive Budget Tuesday night, Empire Justice Center expressed appreciation that funding is included in Governor Cuomo’s budget proposal for several key programs that assist New Yorkers living at or near the federal poverty level. Read More

We Stand with ALL New Yorkers (Nosotros estamos unidos con todos los Neoyorquinos)

The outcome of this election has shaken us all to the core. (El resultado de las elecciones nos ha sacudido a todos.) Read More

Domestic Violence and Legal Advocacy Groups Applaud Federal Guidance to Protect Survivors of Domestic Violence

Empire Justice Center and the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV) applaud new guidance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on current nuisance ordinance laws. Read More

 

Empire Justice News

Empire Justice will participate in this summer's Medicaid Conference :
Empire Justice will participate in this summer's Medicaid Conference, sponsored annually by the United Hospital Fund. Read More

CASH Coach Receives $10K Grant :
RACF Women's Giving Circle AWards C.A.S.H. Coach $10,000 grant Read More

NYSBF Awards Empire Justice $5,000 Grant :
NYSBF Awards Empire Justice $5,000 Grant Read More

Empire Justice 2010 Survey :
This summer Empire Justice surveyed advocates familiar with its work to provide feedback on the services it provides and to help shape priorities. This report details the survey findings. Read More

Support Our Work - Donate Today!! :
Two of three core funding sources for civil legal services continue to face virtual elimination and ongoing delays in the New York State budget will soon begin to force legal services providers to cut services, cut staff, close offices. Read More