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MOBILIZATION FOR JUSTICE, formerly MFY Legal Services, offers free legal assistance to low-income New Yorkers throughout New York City to resolve legal problems in the areas of housing; foreclosure; civil, disability and aging rights; bankruptcy, tax, consumer, employment, government benefits, immigration, and kinship care. Through these services we prevent homelessness, help seniors and people with disabilities live independently, stabilize families, maintain and increase income, and address racial disparities.
Last year, Ms. T called the MFJ Kinship Caregiver Law Project hotline seeking help obtaining custody of her 6-year-old grandson, A. In May 2020, A’s mother passed away at 23 from brain cancer. A was raised by his mother until she fell ill. This May, Senior Staff Attorney Karla Johnson, submitted a custody petition via an emergency …
NEW YORK, May 11, 2021 – Mobilization for Justice (MFJ), a social justice civil legal services provider prioritizing the needs of New Yorkers who are low-income, disenfranchised, or have disabilities, announced today that Tiffany Austin Liston, who served as MFJ’s Interim Executive Director since September 2020, has been named Executive Director. Ms. Liston succeeds Jeanette …
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