Some of the nonprofits in the Mental Health Resource Hub include: Institute for Community Living (ICL), National Alliance on Mental Illness, A Gotham Health Center East New York (NYC Health &Hospitals), The Bridge, Fountain House and Urban Justice Center
In concluding her story, she told me, "I want the Urban Justice Center
to help me visit Terry."
Meanwhile, the news was welcome, though not surprising, to attorneys for three legal organizations that, in January, filed to intervene in the case as third party plaintiffs, the Legal Aid Society, Urban Justice Center
and Goddard Riverside.
Becca Heller, director of the International Refugee Assistance Project at the Urban Justice Center
in New York, said a halt to interviews would delay refugee processing even if no changes are made.
(Katherine Reisner is the national policy director, and Catherine Crooke is the communications and operations associate, for the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project at the Urban Justice Center
Previous Emil Gumpert Award winners have included the Human Trafficking Court Project of New York's Urban Justice Center
, New York, New York (2014); the Miller Resentencing Project of the Florida State University College of Law Children in Prison Project of Tallahassee, Florida (2013); The Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project of Florence, Arizona (2012); The Southern Public Defender Training Center, Atlanta, Georgia (2011); the Older and Wiser Program of Neighborhood Legal Services, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2010); Pro Bono Law Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario (2009); And Justice For All, Salt Lake City, Utah (2008); The National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children, Washington, D.C.
Instead, his home was foreclosed on, though the lender said that wouldn't occur, said Ted De Barbieri, a staff attorney at the non-profit Urban Justice Center
, which is filing a lawsuit today against the lender on behalf of Lam and two other Queens homeowners.
"It makes perfect sense that she would go back to him," said Madeline Garcia Bigelow, director of the domestic violence project at Manhattan's Urban Justice Center
Following the court appearance on Tuesday, Michael Leonard, an attorney with the Urban Justice Center
, which is one of the groups hoping to intervene in the suit on tenants' behalf, said, "Out argument was that the law allows for the board to take into account tenant affordability and that the legislature intended for the board to have enough power so it could do its job."
It houses the offices of a number of not for profit organizations including China Institute, Urban Justice Center
, Metropolitan College of New York, Big Brother Big Sister, New York City Office for Labor Relations.
The group, dubbed the Rent Justice Coalition, includes tenant and civic groups from around the city with legal representation by Legal Aid Society, Goddard Riverside and the Urban Justice Center
The Urban Justice Center
and the New York Environmental Law and Justice Project agreed to withdraw their legal complaint against the 2013 plan that was made during former Mayor Bloomberg's tenure citing new Mayor Bill de Blasio's indication that his predecessor's plan has been scrapped.