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Director of Pro Bono Programs Marnie Berk Quoted in New York Nonprofit Media

The new administration is causing some lawyers to rethink their career goals, whether it means redoubling their pro bono efforts or considering moves to public interest. For now, many lawyers are motivated, and nonprofits with a vital cause can benefit.

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NYLPI Releases New Guide to Educate Nonprofits on Their Legal Rights to Combat Immigration Enforcement

As part of our nonprofit capacity building work, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) is pleased to announce the release of a special guide that outlines best practices for nonprofits when assisting and protecting immigrant clients in this

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Pro Bono Clearinghouse Builds Nonprofit Leadership

NYLPI has teamed up with Foundation Center through our longstanding partnership to create the Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals Series to help individuals gain the understanding and skills needed to start a nonprofit organization. Throughout the month of April, we are hosting

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Pro Bono Clearinghouse Will Host a Panel on the Intersection of Disability Justice and Criminal Justice

Join NYLPI’s Pro Bono Clearinghouse as our panel of experienced pro bono attorneys discusses the many ways in which people with disabilities face barriers within the criminal justice system, including inaccessible vehicles and buildings, a lack of communication services for the

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Naturalization Clinic Hosted by NYLPI and Other Organizations

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) in collaboration with Catholic Migration Services (CMS), Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, and several major law firms are hosting a large scale naturalization clinic providing free immigration counsel to individuals across

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NYLPI to Co-Host Naturalization Clinic on January 28th

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) is joining forces with Catholic Migration Services (CMS), Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, and three major law firms to host a naturalization clinic providing free immigration counsel to individuals across New

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Pro Bono Success!

Project Petals works to develop underserved communities and to alleviate the environmental concerns unique to those communities by revitalizing underused and unused spaces. Molly Stockley and Adam Namm of Debevoise & Plimpton helped the organization incorporate and obtain tax-exempt status!

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Pro Bono Success!

Luethi Peterson Camps International is an organization that promotes international cultural exchange through children’s summer camps run throughout the US and in Europe. Becky Greenwald and David Sarfati on Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP assisted the organization with

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Pro Bono Success

Butterfly Dreamz creates fun and engaging storytelling experiences that help promote literacy, celebrate individuals’ stories and inspire change. Yanmei Wei and Carolina Lapidus of Allen & Overy LLP helped the organization to incorporate and secure tax-exempt status, moving them forward

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Pro Bono Success!

The GLBT Project is dedicated to promoting, building and maintaining healthy relationships by preventing domestic violence and substance abuse in the urban Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgender (GLBT) community through education, research, advocacy and service. Kurtis Waver of DLA Piper

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