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Our connections are essential for our resilience. Even as we continue this work from home, our networks have never been more important than they are today.
Community organizations are pushing the Department of Education to develop a $6 million pilot program that would create classrooms citywide to cater to the needs of older, newcomer immigrant students
"We're no longer talking about a developer's fantasy world," said Paula Segal, a senior staff attorney with TakeRoot Justice.
We are a team of attorneys and advocates working with organizers and base building groups across New York City to help tenants fight harassment, obtain repairs, and stand up to the gentrification and displacement pressures plaguing the city.
“The developers are on notice that if they don’t work with communities to come up with plans that work with everybody, we’ll see them in court,” said Paula Segal, a lawyer with TakeRoot Justice who is representing some of the
Abogados de la firma Take Root Justice y funcionarios electos resaltaron que esta lucha de los inquilinos puede ser una larga batalla.
Tenants who helped derail development at two aging Yorkville public housing complexes are suing to demand decent living conditions.
TakeRoot’s Consumer Justice team recently deepened our work to support survivors of intimate partner violence. This work makes a difference in the life of survivors and clients like Ms. Jordan*, who we helped gain financial independence from her abuser this