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Inmigrantes no reciben atención adecuada en Nassau (Noticia)

En algunas agencias se ríen de quienes no hablan inglés Read More


Protesters say county fails on promise to provide interpreters (Newsday)

Nassau County agencies and its police department are failing to provide interpreters to immigrant constituents two years after adopting language-access policies guaranteeing better access, advocates and residents said at a protest Tuesday in Garden City. Read More


Schneiderman announces targeted advertising campaign to help Buffalo-area homeowners avoid foreclosure rescue scams (Niagara Frontier Publications)

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a targeted advertising campaign and consumer education initiative to help Buffalo homeowners spot, avoid and report mortgage rescue scams. Read More


Gov. Cuomo Urged to Give Doctors Final Say on Medicaid Prescriptions (Public News Service)

Health care advocates are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill that would give doctors the final say on prescriptions for their patients in Medicaid managed care plans. Read More


Language Access implementation still lagging far behind Executive Order (Long Island Wins)

Two years on, community activists and immigrants continue to be frustrated by the delays and outright failures to implement language access services at crucial agencies, like the police department and the Department of Social Services. Read More


The mortgage drought (City Newspaper)

Despite the economic recovery, African Americans and Latinos continue to lack equal access to homeownership in Rochester and Monroe County, says a new report from the Empire Justice Center, "The River Runs Dry II: The Persistent Mortgage Drought in Rochester's Communities of Color." Read More


Advocacy Group Says Racial Disparities In Local Mortgage Lending Persist (WXXI News)

A new report out by the Empire Justice Center in Rochester says that there are continued disparities in the way home mortgages are granted in parts of the Rochester area. Read More


Empire Justice focuses on mortgage lending (Democrat & Chronicle)

A report on mortgage lending found that not all families benefited equally from the economic recovery from 2010 to 2013, and not everyone who might want to own a home has an equal chance at what often is considered the essence of the American Dream.... Read More


Looking at disparate lending practices in Rochester (The Daily Record)

Providing fair access to homeownership is the goal of a recent study showing people of color in Monroe County, particularly in the city of Rochester, are denied loans at a rate at least double that of potential white buyers. Read More


Empire Justice Cites Mortgage Gaps (Democrat and Chronicle)

The River Runs Dry Read More