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31. Free Legal Help for Monroe County Homeowners in Foreclosure

(Web Page; Mon Oct 15 10:36:00 CDT 2012)

Did you know that if homeowners are struggling with their mortgage and facing foreclosure, there are professional and FREE services available from local attorneys to help them understand the foreclosure process? The possibility of...

Description: This post describes the settlement conference process and the free legal help that is available to Monroe County homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure.

32. 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.”

33. No Pay No Way: Stop Wage Theft in Port Chester

(Web Page; Mon May 04 15:25:00 CDT 2015)

The No Pay No Way campaign in Port Chester, NY is an initiative created by the Communication Workers of America Local 1103 and Don Bosco Workers' Center. The goal of No Pay No Way is to make the village of Port Chester a no tolerance zo...

Description: The goal of No Pay No Way is to make the village of Port Chester a no tolerance zone for wage theft.

34. The Crime Victims Legal Network Project: Moving into the Pilot Phase

(Web Page; Tue Sep 26 10:26:00 CDT 2017)

Last Spring, the Crime Victims Legal Network Project launched a comprehensive needs assessment to better understand the civil legal needs of crime victims in New York State. To the hundreds of crime victims and service providers who com...

Description: Last Spring, the Crime Victims Legal Network Project launched a comprehensive needs assessment to better understand the civil legal needs of crime victims in New York State. To the hundreds of crime victims and service providers who completed surveys or took part in focus groups and in-depth interviews: Thank you! I am overwhelmed and gratified by your participation and excited to share the results with you.

35. Crime Victims Legal Network Project’s Needs Assessment Survey

(Web Page; Wed Jun 29 15:12:00 CDT 2016)

We are looking for your help! Please complete the Crime Victims’ Legal Network Needs Assessment Survey that will help crime victims seeking civil legal services. You may have come across it already – a hard copy survey in th...

Description: We are looking for your help! Please complete the Crime Victims’ Legal Network Needs Assessment Survey that will help crime victims seeking civil legal services.

36. A Peek at a New Resource for Domestic Violence Victims who are Limited English Proficient

(Web Page; Thu Nov 07 11:33:00 CST 2013)

A Peek at a New Resource for Domestic Violence Victims who are Limited English Proficient Imagine for a moment that you are the victim of domestic violence and are enduring the ongoing physical and emotional violence of your abusive...

Description: Seeking protection from Domestic Violence in New York's Family Court. Information for Immigrant Victims with Limited English Proficiency

37. Calling All Victim Advocates!

(Web Page; Tue Oct 31 09:08:00 CDT 2017)

As the weather turns cooler and the beauty of the foliage enchants, as the scent of pumpkin spice fills the air and Halloween candy is ever-present, remember to wear purple to raise awareness about domestic violence, and consider volun...

Description: An update on the Crime Victims Legal Network from Remla Parthasarathy. We're looking for volunteers to help us test the new CVLN website.

38. Welfare Program Controversy is All Politics – Not Substance

(Web Page; Tue Aug 21 11:19:00 CDT 2012)

On July 12, the Federal Department of Health and Human Services presented states with an exciting opportunity by offering to waive some of the most restrictive federal welfare rules for states that propose programs that would more effe...

Description: Blog on TANF Waiver Option

39. Principal Reductions in Mortgage Workouts are Essential to Reducing the Discriminatory Impact of Foreclosures

(Web Page; Fri May 02 10:12:00 CDT 2014)

“Preserving an affordable home, in a stable neighborhood, for all Americans”—this phrase summarizes three key aspects of housing opportunity and the realization of the American dream. The foreclosure crisis and the res...

Description: “Preserving an affordable home, in a stable neighborhood, for all Americans”—this phrase summarizes three key aspects of housing opportunity and the realization of the American dream. The foreclosure crisis and the resulting recession, however, have undercut every aspect of this vision.

40. Bilingual Orders of Protection to be Issued on Long Island

(Web Page; Wed Feb 24 14:12:00 CST 2016)

Empire Justice Center and other advocacy groups that support domestic violence survivors were thrilled to learn that family courts on Long Island began issuing bilingual Orders of Protection in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and Russian on J...

Description: The availability of bilingual OPs will improve the safety of Long Island residents and may save lives.