Yarys Lopez, longtime NYLAG client and now Pro Se Plus Project volunteer, was recognized as one of Robin Hood’s 2023 Heroes.
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In the New York Daily News, NYLAG’s Deborah Berkman and City Relief’s Josiah Haken explain why the City should invest in non-congregate shelters to better serve New Yorkers experiencing homelessness, especially those who have experienced trauma.
Paying for a child’s future college tuition can be a big source of stress for caregivers. Here are four ways you can start preparing.
The last 18 months have exacerbated many barriers that survivors face when attempting to access justice. Many of the survivors we have spoken to during the pandemic have complained of increased barriers, including lack of language access, lack of access to technology and childcare, and heightened mistrust of the legal system and the police.
More than 1 in 3 women (35.6%) and more than 1 in 4 men (28.5%) in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Research, as well as NYLAG’s experience advocating for survivors, has established that Linda’s situation is not unique: domestic violence is often accompanied by financially controlling or retaliatory behavior.