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Watch: Twyla Carter on Loan Forgiveness, Equitable Funding

Legal Aid's Attorney-in-Chief and CEO recently joined Reaching Out With Gregory Floyd to discuss loan forgiveness, pay parity, and more.
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Adams Forces Out CCRB Head in Latest Blow to Police Accountability

Arva Rice, Interim Chairwomen of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, has been forced to resign.
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LAS in the News 07.19.24

We have an intrinsic connection to the daily lives of New Yorkers. Here are a few of the places we made a difference, provided context or added valuable perspective this week.
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LAS: Gun Detection System for Subway is Ineffective, Invasive

The system, which can trigger false alarms, is the latest example of Mayor Adams' commitment to unproven policing technology.
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Bronx Tenants Demand Immediate Repairs to Deplorable Conditions

Elevator outages, one of many ongoing issues in the 16-floor building, are particularly dangerous as the City experiences extreme heat.
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LAS Mourns the Loss of Charizma Jones

Ms. Jones, who was only 23-years-old, experienced a medical emergency while in Department of Correction custody.
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LAS Fights to Save Low-Income New Yorkers From Eviction

The tenants have joined Legal Aid’s lawsuit to compel Mayor Adams to implement reforms and expansion to the CityFHEPS housing voucher program.
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LAS in the News 07.12.24

We have an intrinsic connection to the daily lives of New Yorkers. Here are a few of the places we made a difference, provided context or added valuable perspective this week.
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Watch: The Myth of Equal Justice, Fighting to Balance The Scales

The Legal Aid Society's Twyla Cater recently joined Alfred Edmond Jr. on an episode on Black Enterprise's Beyond the Hype.
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LAS in the News 06.28.24

We have an intrinsic connection to the daily lives of New Yorkers. Here are a few of the places we made a difference, provided context or added valuable perspective this week.
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