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Community Development Project

The Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center announces the opportunity to apply for sponsorship for post-graduate legal fellowships starting in the fall of 2018 (applications to fellowship foundations due fall 2017).
The Community Development Project seeks rising third-year law students, recent law graduates with judicial clerkships beginning in the fall and those currently clerking to sponsor for public interest law fellowships offered by the Skadden Fellowship Foundation, Equal Justice Works, Kirkland & Ellis New York City Public Service Fellowship Program, and similar programs. CDP invites fellowship project ideas that fall within any of our legal practice areas, and particularly seeks projects designed to support our community partners’

Mental Health Project

The Mental Health Project of the Urban Justice Center (MHP) seeks an attorney or advocate to represent clients with mental illness in their claims for Social Security disability benefits.

Mental Health Project

The Mental Health Project of the Urban Justice Center (MHP) seeks a Paralegal to help represent clients with mental illness in their claims for Social Security disability benefits. MHP is a team of attorneys, social workers and advocates dedicated to enforcing the rights of low-income New Yorkers with mental illness. We represent individual clients, bring class action lawsuits and engage in community education and outreach with the belief that low-income people with mental illness are entitled to live stable and full lives, free from discrimination.

Mental Health Project

The Mental Health Project of the Urban Justice Center (MHP) seeks an attorney experienced in Social Security disability advocacy to represent clients with mental illness in their claims for Social Security disability benefits.

Safety Net Project

The Safety Net Project (SNP) at the Urban Justice Center seeks applicants for the position of law graduate/staff attorney focusing on litigation and advocacy on behalf of low-income tenants connected to organizing campaigns.

Community Development Project

The Community Development Project (CDP) at the Urban Justice Center seeks applicants for the position of staff attorney focusing on immigrants’ rights advocacy on behalf of low-wage, immigrants connected to organizing campaigns. The immigrants’ rights staff attorney will join an existing immigrants’ rights team that partners with community-based organizations in all five boroughs of New York City.

Safety Net Project

The Safety Net Project (SNP) at the Urban Justice Center seeks applicants for the position Director of Legal Services. The Director of Legal Services will help train and supervise staff attorneys who currently work in an exclusive landlord-tenant practice. However, SNP also has advocates working on public benefits work who would benefit from this manager.

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.

Community Development Project

The Community Development Project (CDP) of the Urban Justice Center is seeking a paralegal/case manager to support CDP’s workers’ rights practice area. This person will provide support to a team of five attorneys in their efforts to assist grassroots organizing groups in New York City.

Community Development Project

The Community Development Project (CDP) of the Urban Justice Center is seeking a paralegal/case manager to support CDP’s workers’ rights practice area. This person will provide support to a team of five attorneys in their efforts to assist grassroots organizing groups in New York City.

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