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LegalHealth Division

Testimony: Aging Vets Need Access to Legal Services During COVID Digital Divide

NYLAG's Ryan Foley and Ruth Stein press for increased access to free legal services to address the digital divide older ...
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Community Education

Testimony: Ease the Burden of Children in Shelters Traveling to School

NYLAG's Deborah Berkman sheds light on the challenges families in shelters face when getting their children to school, and rallies ...
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Sirrah Harris
Community Education

NYLAG Names Sirrah Harris as the First-ever Director of Outreach and Access to Justice Programs

We are proud to announce Sirrah Harris as our first-ever director of outreach and access to justice! Learn more about ...
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Community Education

How to Find Credit Counseling You Can Trust

In this AARP article, NYLAG's Damara Parra reveals how working with an experienced financial counselor can help to reduce and ...
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Immigrant Protection Unit

The FAIR Proceedings Act: A Powerful Step Towards Securing Legal Aid for the Most Vulnerable Immigrants

NYLAG's Beth Goldman praises The Funding Attorneys for Indigent Removal (FAIR) Proceedings Act, which guarantees access to government-funded legal counsel ...
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Government Benefits

Testimony: VA’s Increasing Shift to Independent Contractor Exams Harms Trauma Survivors

NYLAG's Samantha Kubek challenges the inadequacies of the Veterans Affairs' independent contractor examinations, particularly for veterans suffering from mental health ...
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