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    Wednesday, 20 August 2014

    August 20, 2014—Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act, a nearly $1 billion anti-poverty measure that was a keystone of the War on Poverty. In this piece, LSNYC Executive Director Raun Rasmussen looks at how civil legal services lawyers have taken their place at the front of that war.

    Friday, 25 July 2014

     Legal Services NYC (LSNYC) invites you to participate in a survey about the legal needs of the LGBT community in New York City. This survey will provide the first comprehensive understanding of the legal issues facing LGBT people in New York City, and will help LSNYC, the largest provider of civil legal services in the country, provide respectful legal services for low-income people that are fully responsive to the needs of the LGBT community. This survey is anonymous and confidential.

    Please visit www.survey.ls-nyc.org to take the survey.

    En Espanol: www.encuesta.ls-nyc.org.

    Thursday, 03 July 2014

    LSNYC invites LGBT public interest attorneys and law students from around the country to join us for a free, informal get-together on Thursday, August 21st, kicking off the National LGBT Bar Association's 2014 Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair.

    Lavender Law Social Event

     

    Tuesday, 01 July 2014

    ijc logoLegal Services NYC is thrilled to have been selected as one of Immigrant Justice Corps' inaugural Justice Fellow Host Organizations. LSNYC will host two Justice Fellows for a period of two years. The Fellows will represent immigrants with the most complex cases that require lawyers to handle the case from start to finish, such as deportation defense and affirmative petitions for victims of crime, domestic violence and human trafficking, among others. The Justice Fellows will be primarily supervised by experienced LSNYC attorneys, with supplemental support from the IJC’s own supervisory staff.


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