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1. Full Blog Archive

(Web Page; Tue Oct 01 08:15:00 CDT 2013)

Just Thoughts is the blog of the Empire Justice Center, New York’s statewide, multi-issue, multi-strategy public interest law firm focused on changing the “systems” within which poor ...

Description: Complete archive of blog posts for the Empire Justice Center Blog.

2. Empire Justice emergency response

(Web Page; Thu Feb 02 08:23:00 CST 2017)

Over the last several days, attorneys on our Immigration team were first responders to refugees, asylum seekers, and green card holders, including those that were detained at JFK International Airport after President Trump's Executive Or...

Description: Over the last several days, attorneys on our Immigration team were first responders to refugees, asylum seekers, and green card holders, including those that were detained at JFK International Airport

3. Blog Archives

(Web Page; Tue Jul 17 14:29:00 CDT 2012)

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4. LGBT Rights in Education: Recent Victories, But Our Fight Continues

(Web Page; Thu May 22 08:25:00 CDT 2014)

This is a dynamic time in the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) civil rights movement. Our LGBT communities continue to gain important victories in the fight for marriage equality, but there are still many inequalities that mar...

Description: This is a dynamic time in the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) civil rights movement. Our LGBT communities continue to gain important victories in the fight for marriage equality, but there are still many inequalities that marriage simply cannot solve.

5. Giving Tuesday is November 29!

(Web Page; Tue Nov 22 14:38:00 CST 2016)

Looking for ways to take ACTION? On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, come together with other people, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world for one common purpose: to support ...

Description: On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, come together with other people, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world for one common purpose: to support organizations that DO GOOD.

6. Bringing Together Language Access Advocates on Long Island

(Web Page; Thu Nov 07 11:29:00 CST 2013)

For many years, I have worked as a legal advocate and social worker with immigrant communities on Long Island. During this time, I have witnessed the many difficulties which my clients have experienced in negotiating the system, obtaini...

Description: On Friday, November 15th at Touro Law Center in Central Islip, LILAC will hold its second annual conference, “Navigating a Roadmap for Language Access: Celebrating Our Successes, Addressing Our Challenges.”

7. Empire Justice Center Partnering with New York Disability Vote Network to Bolster Political Capital of Individuals with Disabilities

(Web Page; Tue Jul 22 12:56:00 CDT 2014)

Written by Nicholas M. Lind, 2014 Policy InternNew York Disability Vote Network (NYDVN) Strengthens Individuals with DisabilitiesEmpire Justice Center is proud to announce our partnership with the New York Disability Vote Network (NYDVN)...

Description: Empire Justice Center is proud to announce our partnership with the New York Disability Vote Network (NYDVN), a project of the Center for Disability Rights.

8. Working for Workers: Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellow takes on wage theft, bolsters workers' rights

(Web Page; Fri Mar 25 15:02:00 CDT 2016)

Empire Justice Center is excited to welcome the 2015-17 Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellow Elizabeth Koo to the Workers’ Rights Project. Elizabeth, a community organizer-turned-community lawyer, credits the unjustifiable experi...

Description: In addition to representing low-income individuals in wage theft and discrimination cases and providing know-your-rights workshops and community legal education trainings throughout the Rochester community, Koo will be advocating on a statewide level. Namely, she will be building coalition strength around the Securing Wages Earned Against Theft (SWEAT) bill, which will provide essential tools to victims of wage theft and help workers collect on court-awarded judgments for stolen wages.