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Welfare Advocacy in the Privatized Era: A Case Study of Advocacy to Shape the Welfare Disability Assessment Process in New York City

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Center Addresses New York City Contracts for Welfare-to-Work (education and training) and WeCARE (for persons with disabilities)

New York City has greatly expanded the role of private contractors in (1) assessing the need for, and delivering, education and training services for people entering the workforce, and (2) screening for disabilities, determining accommodations to be made,…

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NCLEJ and Colleagues Protect Women from Sexual Harassment in the Workplace in New York

In a precedent setting case, a federal appeals court ruled in 2004 that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects women in New York City from sexual harassment and discrimination when they are working for welfare grants….

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NCLEJ and Colleagues Promoted Access to Benefits for Families with Limited English Proficiency

Enforcing civil rights laws that require translation and interpretation is critical toward ensuring the health and well-being of the growing number of our nation’s non-English speaking population. In 2002 we played a pivotal role in getting the Arizona…

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Letter of Finding in Massachusetts OCR Complaint

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Welfare Law Center and Allies Win Greater Access to Education and Training for NYC Welfare Recipients

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NCLEJ and Colleagues Saved Medicaid for Legal Immigrants in Colorado

We won emergency court orders in 2003 blocking a Colorado law that would have ended Medicaid for more than 3,500 legal immigrants. If we and our colleagues had not stepped in, low-income immigrants – many of them elderly…

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NCLEJ and Colleagues Supported Access to Education and Training in New York City

We and our colleagues achieved significant improvements in policy and practice through the settlement we negotiated in our groundbreaking class action against the City and State of New York. This 2003 settlement – the first in the nation…

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