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    • Preserving Homes and Changing Lives

      Meet three remarkable people‚Ķpeople who worked hard, paid their bills, cared for their children, and in two cases, served their country — only to be faced with the devastating possibility of losing their homes.

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    • Serving New York’s Immigrant Communities

      NYLAG provides free civil legal services to over 65,000 New Yorkers each year — more than half of whom are immigrants. This video tells the story of three clients whose lives were changed through our efforts.

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    • Matthew Biben at the 2014 NYLAG Gala

      Remarks delivered by Matthew Biben, General Counsel of JPMorgan Chase’s Consumer & Community Banking upon receiving the 2014 Corporate Leadership Award from the New York Legal Assistance Group at its Gala “Celebrating Service to New York’s Immigrant Communities” on April 8, 2014, at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan.

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    • Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann at the 2014 NYLAG Gala

      Remarks delivered by Chief Judge of the Second Circuit US Court of Appeals Robert A. Katzmann, upon receiving the 2014 Visionary of Justice Award from the New York Legal Assistance Group at its Gala “Celebrating Service to New York’s Immigrant Communities” on April 8, 2014, at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan.

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    • Rebuilding After Superstorm Sandy

      In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, NYLAG mobilized quickly to help New Yorkers affected by the storm make the first steps to fully rebuild their lives. This is one client’s story.

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    • Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman at the NYLAG 2013 Gala

      Remarks delivered by New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman upon receiving the 2013 Visionary of Justice Award from the New York Legal Assistance Group at its Gala “Rebuilding After Superstorm Sandy” on May 22, 2013, at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan.

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    • Bridget M. Healy at the NYLAG 2013 Gala

      Remarks delivered by ING U.S. Chief Legal Officer and EVP, Bridget M. Healy, upon receiving the 2013 Corporate Leadership Award from the New York Legal Assistance Group at its Gala “Rebuilding After Superstorm Sandy” on May 22, 2013, at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan.

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    • The Visionaries: Equal Justice Under the Law

      The New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) provides free civil legal services to low-income New Yorkers who cannot afford a private attorney. This film follows the stories of two young women whose lives were saved through NYLAG’s advocacy.

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    • Faces of Change: Together We Make a Difference

      Each year, hundreds of students graduate from law school wanting to make a difference in the world. Whether fighting for immigrant rights, protecting families from homelessness or gaining access to health care for the uninsured, these passionate new lawyers want to dedicate their lives to helping others. While the number of law students who want to do public interest work is on the rise, the job market is extremely competitive simply because there is a lack of resources to fund these types of positions.

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    • NYLAG Immigrant Protection Unit

      The New York Legal Assistance Group’s Immigrant Protection Unit has helped thousands of families get a fresh start by providing free legal representation. The non-profit’s funding is now in peril so it is seeking private donations and foundation support to continue its vital mission. Here, a few clients describe how their lives have been transformed with the help of the Immigrant Protection Unit’s lawyers.

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