Daphne Schlick, Director, Consumer Protection

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Daphne is the Director of the Consumer Protection Unit. In this role, she oversees UJA Federation’s Connect to Care (C2C) Program, the Foreclosure Prevention Project, The Office of Financial Empowerment’s Debt Collection Project, and the Access to Justice of the NY State Courts’ Volunteer Lawyer For a Day Project (VLFD) in Bronx, Queens, and Richmond counties. She was formerly the Associate Director of the Consumer Protection Project within NYLAG’s General Legal Services unit. She is also a vocal public advocate for consumer economic justice and legislative change, both through local NYC coalition groups and a variety of community workshop presentations. Prior to joining NYLAG, Daphne practiced family law at Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation legal services, representing victims of domestic violence in their orders of protection, custody, and visitation proceedings, as well as advocating for victims’ consumer rights. She also previously interned at NYLAG’s Family Law Unit. Throughout her career, Daphne has worked for a variety of government and non-profit agencies including the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, the Legal Aid Society, the Anti-Defamation League, and the Chicago Public Arts Group.