Legal Action Center, Empire Justice Center and the AIDS Institute are pleased to present this free 90-minute webinar. This informative webinar will cover how health and social service providers can help immigrant clients obtain work authorizations, adjust their immigration status, and access health care coverage.
This 2-hour training explains how New Yorkers with criminal records can improve their chances of finding employment and housing despite the barriers having a criminal record might pose.
As people with HIV live into their 60s and beyond, new legal issues emerge. This training will cover some of the legal issues that older New Yorkers with HIV face.
News and Highlights
New York, NY—On January 27, 2015, a federal court in New York ruled in favor of LAC’s client, Kevin A. Jones, by declining to dismiss Mr. Jones’ class action lawsuit against Halstead Management Company, LLC and other related companies for illegal criminal background screening practices that cost Mr. Jones a job as a doorman.
NEW YORK, NY—January 28, 2015 –The Legal Action Center (LAC) today applauded Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposals to raise the age of criminal responsibility, improve linkages between the criminal justice and health care systems, and increase investment in addiction prevention, treatment and recovery, as well as other other reforms included in his 2015 budget.
The Legal Action Center bids the fondest of farewells to our wonderful Co-Director of Policy Tracie M. Gardner, who was just appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to be Assistant Secretary of Health.