Growing our user community: 2016 LHI Tech Summit

It’s hard to believe time has gone by so quickly, but earlier this month I attended my fourth LawHelp Interactive (LHI) annual technical summit. This 2-day summit has served as a time to meet in-person with the full LHI team which spans from Coast to Coast, as well as with various LHI field partners, funders, … Read more Growing our user community: 2016 LHI Tech Summit

Myths vs. Facts on Gender Identity Protections

Under the NYC Human Rights Law – and as emphasized by Mayor Bill de Blasio‘s Executive Order on Monday – transgender and gender non-conforming New Yorkers can use single-sex facilities that correspond with their gender identity. The Commission has compiled – and corrected – some common “myths” about this aspect of our Law, as seen … Read more Myths vs. Facts on Gender Identity Protections

Challenges of Homeless Students in NYC

“New York City has reached its highest levels of homelessness since the Great Depression,” according to Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner in an article on CityLimits.org.  With one out of every nine students in New York City public schools experiencing homelessness in the past four years, the impact on children’s education cannot be overstated. Students who are … Read more Challenges of Homeless Students in NYC