Housing Justice: A Forum on the Right to Counsel for Tenants in NYC

WOW!!! What an amazing forum we had on Friday, December 5th 2014!! More than 400 people attended an all day forum on the impact of evictions on race, poverty, homelessness, mental health, human rights and much more in NYC. Thank you to all of our amazing panelists, including HPD Commissioner Vicki Been, HRA Commissioner Steve Banks, Honorable Chief Judge Lippman and many more! Investing in RIGHT TO COUNSEL is the right thing to do and is an important step in the long road toward systemic change that our city so desperately needs. Thanks to the broad, diverse and amazing coalition of advocates, lawyers, community groups and academics that worked so hard to put such a great forum together. A special shout out to our bill sponsors, Council Member Mark Levine and Council Member Vanessa Gibson!