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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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April 09, 2024

The City Bar Justice Center’s 2024 Gala Celebrates Pro Bono Around the World, Raising Nearly $1.2 Million to Support New Yorkers in Need

On Wednesday, April 3, 2024, the City Bar Justice Center held its 19th Annual Gala, Pro Bono for Our World, at the New York City Bar Association. We were proud to honor Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and UBS with 2024 City Bar Justice Awards for their exemplary dedication to expanding the Justice Center’s asylum advocacy and other contributions to pro bono legal services and community impact philanthropy.  

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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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January 20, 2024

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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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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