Monthly Archives: May 2016

Patterson Belknap Provides Essential Employment Advice

West Harlem Group Assistance is a community-based development corporation that has been serving its community for over 40 years with a focus on affordable housing development and preservation. Bernard O’Hare of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP assisted the organization

Posted in Pro Bono Clearinghouse, Pro Bono Shoutouts, Recent News

Herrick’s Teamwork Helps an Innovative Group Reach a Larger Audience

Conceivable Future is a women-led network of Americans bringing awareness to the intersection of climate change and childbearing. The organization aims to shift public perception of the crisis from a scientific/economic/political issue to a matter close to the heart of

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NYLPI reaches landmark settlement with NYC Transit Authority

New Mobility, a magazine for active wheelchair users, highlights NYLPI’s landmark settlement with the NYC Transit Authority ensuring language access for Access-A-Ride riders.

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Leading Effectively: Starting a Junior Board

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest presents Legal Essentials A Free Workshop Series for Nonprofits JOIN US! Junior boards are non-governing boards that exist in different forms (i.e. advisory councils, auxiliary boards, etc.), and are valuable alternative opportunities for

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NYCOSH report on safety violations in the private sanitation industry

New report finds that the private sanitation industry is rife with health and safety violations. Click here for the full report from NYCOSH Click here for the Daily News article

Posted in Environmental Justice, Recent News

Patterson Belknap Attorneys Go Above and Beyond for School Nutrition Nonprofit

The New York Coalition for Healthy School Food promotes plant-based foods and nutritional education in order to “change how schools feed kids.” Jenny Ma and Lisa Cleary of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP have counseled the organization on a

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Spring 2016 Pro Bono Matters Newsletter

Spring 2016 Pro Bono Matters Newsletter

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest is delighted to announce the publication of its Spring 2016 Pro Bono Matters newsletter. In this issue, NYLPI celebrates the launch of its 40th anniversary year and honors its unique community-driven civil rights

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