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The Justice Center News blog features our advocacy on issues affecting low-income New Yorkers today and the latest CBJC happenings.  For press releases, click here. For publications, click here.

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Summer Intern Class of 2012

by CBJC StaffAugust 7, 2012

The City Bar Justice Center’s 2012 class of summer interns is wrapping up after a busy and productive summer.

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2012 Trafficking in Persons Report Released

by CBJC StaffJune 22, 2012

On June 19th, the U.S. State Department released its 2012 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. Suzanne Tomatore, Director of the City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women and Children Project, attended the event in Washington, D.C., where Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff introduced the report and provided remarks.

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Taiwanese Delegation Visits Justice Center

by CBJC StaffJune 12, 2012

The City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women & Children Project (IWC) staff met at the City Bar with a Taiwanese Delegation hosted by the U.S. Department of State on Friday, June 8.

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Justice Center Project Director Travels to Europe with U.S. Delegation to Combat Trafficking

by CBJC StaffMay 23, 2012

Immigrant Women & Children Project Director Suzanne Tomatore attended a human trafficking seminar in Warsaw, Poland on May 14-16, 2012. She was invited to be part of the official U.S. delegation as the only non-governmental representative.

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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Clinics Continue

by CBJC StaffMay 9, 2012

On May 7th, the reopened 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund (VCF) clinics continued at the City Bar Justice Center, with 50 lawyers from 12 firms and corporations helping potential claimants navigate the “road map” through the application process.

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Partnering on Pro Bono with the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project

by CBJC StaffApril 18, 2012

Following training by the City Bar Justice Center, last week ten attorneys from New York Life Insurance Company and their law firm, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, assisted micro-entrepreneurs at a small business legal clinic in Harlem.<

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