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Cancer Advocacy and Elderlaw Projects: Alison G. Greenberg

On October 25, 2022, the City Bar Justice Center commemorated the tremendous support of eleven volunteers, who were awarded with a 2022 Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award, for their remarkable commitment to our clients and for championing our team’s mission to advance access to justice. Congratulations!
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September 22, 2023

Summer Interns Turn Passion into Progress at the Justice Center

This summer, a new wave of energy boosted the City Bar Justice Center, as we welcomed nine talented undergraduate and law school students to our immersive internship program. Gaining hands-on experience with our civil justice projects and other organizational functions, our summer interns made impactful contributions, advancing our efforts to provide free, high-quality legal assistance to New Yorkers of limited means.

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August 14, 2023

How to Manage Repayment of Federal Student Loans this October

The City Bar Justice Center’s short animated video outlines several key strategies that will help borrowers effectively manage their student loan debt and work towards achieving financial stability and long-term success.

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August 11, 2023

Meet A Borrower in Public Service Who Got His Student Loans Forgiven

I am Roman Woodson, a recent client of the City Bar Justice Center’s Consumer Bankruptcy Project. The Justice Center helped me obtain forgiveness of my federal student loan. I want to share my success story with you.   

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February 23, 2021

Coqui the Chef: How a Puerto-Rican Entrepreneur Learned to Adapt and Thrive During the Pandemic

Written by Deborah Pantaleon, Project Coordinator of the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project. Small business owners face an array of endless challenges ranging from money management to customer retention – issues that have heightened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tania Lopez, a NYC-based microentrepreneur, is no stranger to the difficulties of operating a small business. In 2013, … Continue reading Coqui the Chef: How a Puerto-Rican Entrepreneur Learned to Adapt and Thrive During the Pandemic

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