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Cancer Advocacy and Elderlaw Projects: Fredric M. Brooks

On October 25, 2023, 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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Picture of 2023 Veterans Day Breakfast
November 13, 2023

The City Bar Justice Center Holds Its 8th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast and Ethics CLE

The City Bar Justice Center hosted its 8th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast and Ethics CLE to support the work of the Veterans Assistance Project (VAP), celebrating its 16th year of service. This special event each year honors our dedicated staff, pro bono volunteers who provide exceptional legal services, and most importantly, our clients – New York veterans who served our country.

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November 03, 2023

The City Bar Justice Center Celebrates Recipients of its 2023 Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award

In observance of the American Bar Association’s National Celebration of Pro Bono, the City Bar Justice Center held its 2023 Celebrate Pro Bono Awards ceremony on Wednesday, October 25. Each year, the Justice Center recognizes pro bono volunteers across our dozen civil justice projects who demonstrated an exemplary commitment to our clients, embodying our team’s mission to advance access to justice. 

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January 18, 2024

A Cancer Diagnosis: Difficult Decisions and Compassionate Lawyering

The City Bar Justice Center’s Cancer Advocacy Project (CAP) is a key resource for cancer patients and survivors, as well as their caregivers, providing free legal assistance to cancer-affected residents of New York City with limited financial resources.

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December 14, 2023

Youma’s Beauty

Husband and wife team, Moussa and Youma Niangadou, are the founders of Youma’s Beauty, an online beauty store devoted to empowering women with curly hair textures through quality hair products.  

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