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Veteran Advocacy Project

The Urban Justice Center’s Veteran Advocacy Project seeks an attorney accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to join the staff.

Veteran Advocacy Project

The Veteran Advocacy Project (VAP) at the Urban Justice Center seeks an attorney to represent veterans in discharge upgrade applications to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Safety Net Project

The Urban Justice Center (UJC) is a nonprofit legal organization dedicated to advocacy on behalf of New York City’s most vulnerable residents. The mission of UJC’s Safety Net Project (SNP) is to advocate for economic justice for no and low income New Yorkers. We conduct direct legal services, litigation, advocacy to preserve and expand access to public benefits programs and ensure government accountability. SNP’s staff includes five Legal Advocates, one Legal Advocates Supervisor, five Housing Attorneys, one Housing Coordinator, a Supervising Housing Attorney and a Director of Operations, all of whom work together to implement our multi-prong approach to significantly improve access to public benefits and housing for New Yorkers living in poverty.

Urban Justice Center

UJC seeks an individual to join their growing fiscal management team.

Safety Net Project

The Safety Net Project (SNP) at the Urban Justice Center seeks applicants for the position of Supervising Attorney. The Supervising Attorney will help train and supervise staff attorneys in SNP's landlord-tenant practice.

Safety Net Project

The Safety Net Project (SNP) at the Urban Justice Center seeks applicants for the position of staff attorney. The Staff Attorney will focus on landlord-tenant practice.

Safety Net Project

The Safety Net Project (SNP) at the Urban Justice Center seeks applicants for the position of Housing Justice Paralegal. The Housing Justice Paralegal will support the attorneys in SNP's Litigation Unit.

Mental Health Project

The Mental Health Project of the Urban Justice Center (MHP) seeks a certified peer specialist to coordinate and facilitate “orientation to reentry” sessions and advocacy courses for clients with mental health concerns and histories of criminal justice involvement, as well as to coordinate and facilitate advocacy courses and peer socialization events for consumers of mental health services, with and without histories of criminal justice involvement. Expected date of commencement of employment is January 3, 2017.

Safety Net Project

The Safety Net Project at the Urban Justice Center (“SNP”) is a team of advocates, attorneys, researchers, organizers, policy analysts, and support staff working to strengthen the safety net in New York City.

Our mission is to protect due process rights and provide direct legal services for low- and no-income New Yorkers while engaging the greater community in casting a wider, finer safety net that promotes economic justice and human dignity. We do this by operating a citywide network of free legal clinics, engaging in impact litigation and policy advocacy, and hosting high profile events. The Safety Net Project is uniquely positioned for growth in 2016 and beyond.

Community Development Project

The Community Development Project (CDP) of the Urban Justice Center (UJC) seeks law student interns who are interested in working with us during the Summer of 2017 to protect the rights of low-income individuals and provide legal, technical and research assistance to grassroots community organizations working on various social justice issues. The main types of substantive areas in which we work include: housing; workers’ rights; immigrants’ rights; consumer justice; land use; and transactional legal services (e.g. legal help for community organizations and worker cooperatives). Our mission is to advance community groups’ campaigns for social and economic justice by providing legal support in these substantive areas.

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