Military Consumer Protection Tools and Tips

Our soldiers and military personnel can often fall victim to scams and fraud. Away from their family for extended periods of time and constantly changing their address, it’s easy to lose track and leave holes for a thief to swipe up your identity in a matter of seconds. According to the Federal Trade Commission, 62,000 … Read moreMilitary Consumer Protection Tools and Tips

What does Trayvon Verdict Mean for You

Over the weekend people across the nation were following the verdict of the Trayvon Martin v. Zimmerman case. This weekend was also the screening of the documentary Fruitvale Station so the issues of violence, guns and race were on many peoples minds as protests were held throughout the nation. Regardless of where you fall in your … Read moreWhat does Trayvon Verdict Mean for You

Criminal Records & Employment – Know Your Rights, Empower Yourself.

Finding and/or keeping a job is a difficult task for most anyone these days. If someone has a criminal record, they may find it is even more difficult. The City Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination in hiring, firing, salary, promotions and other work-related issues based on conviction and arrest record. Despite this protection, many may … Read moreCriminal Records & Employment – Know Your Rights, Empower Yourself.

Sign My Petition? For What? NY Election Process

Sign Here!! What’s with the clipboards and the green forms? They’re in parks, subway stops, retail areas, walking the streets and at local community functions – What are they asking me to sign? I’m sure you’ve seen them since the beginning of June, but definitely out in full force over the July 4th weekend. NYCLU’s … Read moreSign My Petition? For What? NY Election Process