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‘I have a mortgage to pay’: Sex workers banned from small-business loans under CARES Act due to ‘prurient sexual nature’

2020-05-27T21:12:44+00:00May 24th, 2020|Press|

Market Watch

“Sex workers are heavily affected by measures such as social distancing and business shutdowns because they simply cannot go to their workplaces anymore, and are seeing a sharp decrease in their clients. Unlike employees from ‘mainstream’ businesses, many sex workers are not eligible for unemployment benefits,” says Lynn Liu, the development and communications associate at the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center in New York City.

UJC’s Website Wins Webby Award!

2020-05-20T13:55:04+00:00May 20th, 2020|Press|

The Webby Awards

We're delighted to announce that our new website won a coveted People's Choice Webby Award.  Check out this 5 word speech from our designers at Superunion.

NY Atty Confusion, Concern Around New Virus Eviction Rule

2020-05-14T21:05:20+00:00May 13th, 2020|Press|

Law 360

"What Cuomo is proposing beginning June 20 is not a moratorium but is prohibiting certain types of cases," Marika Dias, managing director of the Safety Net Project at the Urban Justice Center, told Law360. "What that means in practice is that it's going to shift the onus onto the tenants to make sure they fit into that category."

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