This position ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing two large government grants, general ledger accountability, and financial reporting, as well as other special projects as assigned. The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years accounting experience or advanced degree with equivalent experience.
The Urban Justice Center (UJC) seeks a Chief Operating Officer (COO) who, if qualified, will also serve as General Counsel. The COO will work closely with the Executive Director and will be responsible for providing leadership in developing and executing operational strategy in support of UJC’s mission. The COO will oversee the day to day operations of UJC.
Law 360But Marika Dias, managing director of the Safety Net Project at the Urban Justice Center, called it "entirely unjust and shameful" that the courts have begun issuing default judgments in these cases. Tenants have run into trouble when they try to answer their petitions by phone, as the courts have instructed them to do, she said.
Lo HudBoth depend on tenants paying thousands of dollars in back rent that they will likely not have and actively taking steps to assert that protection, Marika Dias, managing director of the Safety Net Project at the Urban Justice Center, said.
Law 360"Without a comprehensive eviction moratorium, tenants are now being put out onto the streets, in the middle of a pandemic and heading into the winter," said Marika Dias, attorney and director of the Safety Net Project at the Urban Justice Center in New York City. "This is simply cruel."
The CityMarika Dias, a tenant attorney and director of the Safety Net Project at the Urban Justice Center, said: “We really have reached a moment where it’s clear that the lack of political action does not just have hypothetical consequences, but it has the very real consequences that people are being put out of their homes in the middle of a pandemic.
City LimitsThere are now more than 200,000 families across New York State in eviction court. Since Cuomo opened the door to new eviction cases in June, over 33,000 cases have been filed. With a million-plus New York tenants behind on their rent, this number will continue to rise.‘ - Marika Dias
Brian Lehrer ShowMohamed Attia, director of the Urban Justice Center's Street Vendor Project, talks about their work on behalf of the many undocumented street vendors cut off from government assistance during the pandemic.