Announcements

MFJ, LSSA Agree to New 3-Year Contract, Ending Strike

Earlier this week, after months of bargaining, both MFJ and LSSA voted to ratify a previously reached Memorandum of Understanding to settle contract negotiations and end a strike, ratifying a new three-year contract. MFJ staff returned to work on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. MFJ and LSSA successfully reached numerous agreements – contract amendments, listed below …

MFJ Statement on Justice for Breonna Taylor

Breonna Taylor has not received justice. The decision to only charge one of the police officers involved with her killing is bad enough. The fact that the charge is for property damage rather than murder is further proof that we cannot rely on a criminal justice system that refuses to hold the police accountable for …

MFJ Receives Mother Cabrini Health Foundation Grant

Mobilization for Justice is proud to be among the recipients of the first round of grants made by the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to improve health and human services across New York State. The Mother Cabrini Health Foundation grant to Mobilization for Justice supports the expansion of our Children’s Medical–Legal Partnership to Lincoln Hospital in …

Working Under “OATH” to Help Taxi Drivers in Need

Mobilization for Justice (MFJ) provides free legal advice and representation to low-income taxi drivers facing civil penalties that threaten their livelihood. We are the only legal services organization doing this work for a distressed, predominantly immigrant population in need of support. Representation by trained advocates significantly improves these drivers’ chances of avoiding or lessening a …

Mobilization for Justice Supports DACA

Mobilization for Justice strongly opposes any actions to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As part of our immigration practice, we will continue to provide services to DACA recipients and their families and will redouble our efforts to demand immigration reform that provides a path toward citizenship for the millions of people …

MFJ Urges Congress to Preserve Consumer Protections

In an Op-Ed in The Hill, MFJ Supervising Attorney Carolyn Coffey and co-author Claudia Wilner of the National Center for Law & Economic Justice urge lawmakers to keep provisions of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) that make attorneys equally accountable with their clients for abusive and predatory debt collection practices. The House

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