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NNJLS News - April 2021
April 20, 2021
April is a busy month for NNJLS: Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Child Abuse Awareness Month, National Fair Housing Month, and National Volunteer Week. With so much to focus on, we remember our commitment to equal justice for all and looking out for our fellow New Jerseyians.
NNJLS News - March 2021
March 23, 2021
In this issue: NNJLs celebrates Women's History Month by highlighting some of the US's most amazing women in law, shouting out our devoted female staff, and sharing updates that will help our communities strive.
NNJLS News - February 2021
February 24, 2021
In this issue: NNJLs celebrates Black History Month with a message from our Executive Director, highlighting Black excellence at NNJLS, spotlighting remarkable staff, and sharing resources that will help us continue to grow as a fair and just society.
NNJLS News - December 2020
December 22, 2020
In this issue: Greetings from NNJLS; Gratitude for NNJLS Volunteers and Supporters; NJ Landlord-Tenant Mediation; Programa de Mediación entre Propietarios-Inquilinos; NNJLS Staff Members Receive Awards from Legal Services of New Jersey; NNJLS Staff Members Recognized for Their Years of Service; NNJLS Annual Report - 2019; NNJLS Staff Spotlight; and more.
NNJLS News - November 2020
November 24, 2020
In this issue: "Happy Thanksgiving!" from NNJLS; November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month; November is National Caregivers Month; NJ Landlord-Tenant Mediation Program; Food Insecurity During the Holiday Season; NNJLS Staff Member Receives the Paterson Alliance Extra Mile Award; NNJLS's 2019 Annual Report is Now Available; NNJLS Staff Spotlight; and more.
NNJLS News - October 2020
October 22, 2020
In this issue: "You Have the Right to Be Free From Violence"; NJ Landlord-Tenant Mediation Program; October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month; 2020 NNJLS Pro Bono Celebration; NNJLS Staff Spotlight; and more.
NNJLS News - September 2020
September 24, 2020
In this issue: USCIS Immigration Fees and Public Charge Rule Change; Having a Legal Emergency Kit Ready for National Preparedness Month; September is National Hispanic Heritage Month; NNJLS Staff Spotlight; NNJLS Pro Bono Celebration 2020; and more.
NNJLS News - August 2020
August 28, 2020
In this issue: COVID-19 and the 2020-2021 School Year; Current Status of NJ Unemployment Benefits; Hudson County's Eviction Prevention Program; NNJLS Supporting Seniors During COVID-19; NNJLS Awarded LSC Pro Bono Innovation Fund Grant; and more.
NNJLS News - July 2020
July 28, 2020
In this issue: Expanded Federal Anti-Discrimination Protections for LGBTQ+ Community; Updates to NJ's Expungement Law; COVID-19 Scam Tips for Seniors; Upcoming Informational Webinars; and more.
NNJLS News - June 2020
June 17, 2020
In this issue: NNJLS Spotlight; Supporting Seniors During Elder Abuse Awareness Month; NNJLS Remains Committed During LGBTQ+ Pride Month; CLEs for Pro Bono Attorneys; and more.
NNJLS News - May 2020
May 27, 2020
In this issue: Supporting Seniors During Older Americans Month; Protect Your COVID-19 Stimulus Funds; a Positive-Outcome Client Story; and more.
NNJLS News - April 2020
April 24, 2020
In this issue: NNJLS Offers Virtual "Know Your Rights" Seminars; Upcoming Tenant's Rights During COVID-19 Webinar; Information on Anti-Discrimination Laws for Fair Housing Month; Information on SASPA for Sexual Assault Awareness Month; and more.
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August 20, 2020
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announced that Northeast New Jersey Legal Services will receive a $423,074 Pro Bono Innovation Fund grant. LSC’s Pro Bono Innovation Fund is intended to encourage and expand pro bono efforts and partnerships to serve more low-income clients.
May 14, 2020
City of Jersey City Councilman Lavarro and Northeast New Jersey Legal Services partner to inform area workers of New Jersey’s unemployment system and benefits during COVID-19.
April 24, 2020
City of Jersey City Councilman Lavarro and Northeast New Jersey Legal Services partner to inform area renters of their rights during the COVID-19 pandemic.