We’ve made improvements to LawHelpNY.org

Legal information is complex, and in our quest to simplify it for our visitors the first, crucial task is helping people find what they’re looking for. To that end, a lot of thought has gone into LawHelpNY’s navigation structure over its history. We are rolling out our latest attempt to make our materials more intuitive … Read more We’ve made improvements to LawHelpNY.org

Housing Court Answers is now available in Spanish

New York City housing court can be challenging. It might even make you feel like a tourist in your own city. And it can be especially tricky without legal representation (going “pro-se”). Luckily there are a number of resources available, like LawHelpNY’s NYC housing court mini-portal, to help you navigate housing court. For instance, the … Read more Housing Court Answers is now available in Spanish

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