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New Year’s Resolution

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We placed a small flyer on the door of a social service agency in the Bronx with our name — New York Center for Law and Justice — offering a workshop that we were sponsoring on the subject of legal …

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Coming Home for Christmas

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We should have been home for Christmas,” Henry tells me as we speak one week before Christmas at the law center. “When you don’t have housing, you don’t have nothing,” he adds. This is a short story about Henry and …

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NAD’s 50th Biennial Conference

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The 50th Biennial Conference of the National Association of the Deaf, Philadelphia, PA July 9th, 2011 The first thing that I notice yesterday when I enter Franklin Meeting Room Four on the third floor of the Marriott Hotel in Philadelphia, …

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Client Story – Grace

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Last month, our law center had the privilege of representing one of our most treasured clients: Grace.  Mother of three children, immigrant from the horn of Africa, middle-aged, profoundly deaf and without assets, Grace has lived in a single’s shelter …

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Reflection

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On March 25, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. appeared at the Concord Hotel in the Catskills and spoke before the Rabbinical Assembly of the Conservative Movement.  The conversation between King and the rabbis is remarkable for so many reasons, including …

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