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Poverty Programs Work When They Address Needs

by Dennis Parker, Saima Akhtar, and Sara Lunden A recent New York Times article, “How Poverty Programs Aided Children From One Generation to the Next,” looks in-depth at benefits programs in the U.S through the experiences of several…

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Advocates Urge Supreme Court to Uphold Individuals’ Ability to Enforce Essential Rights

Decision Could Impact Millions of Children’s Access to Food, Healthcare  Contacts: Willis Jacobson, National Center for Youth Law: Saima Akhtar, National Center for Law and Economic Justice: Selina Weiss, Youth Law Center: Constance Van Kley, Upper Seven Law (counsel…

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Community Members Along North Brooklyn Pipeline Route Say DPS Hearings Are About More Than Vaporizers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Zavé Martohardjono, BROOKLYN, NY- Brooklyn residents and environmental organizations are speaking out today to demand a full environmental review of all the phases of the North Brooklyn Pipeline along with the proposed expansion…

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This guide assists individuals who received tickets under Buffalo’s school zone speed camera program.



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