For the last two years, we've been working on a documentary to tell the story of how we won Right to Counsel and to celebrate the movement that won it! We are so excited to be releasing our documentary:
Our Rights! Our Power! The Right to Counsel Campaign to Fight Evictions in NYC!
NYC Premiere: Friday, March 27, 6-10pm!
Save the date! More details soon.
Our moment is finally here! On Monday, February 24, City Council will be holding a hearing on our bills to expand the Right to Counsel! RSVP here now!Read more
Since November, nearly 300 tenants have come out to town halls across NYC to learn more about and take action for the campaign to expand Right to Counsel!Read more
On January 15, nearly 150 tenants with Community Action for Safe Apartments (CASA) and the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition(NWBCCC) held a rally and town hall in the Bronx as part of their campaign to expand the Right to Counsel (RTC) through two new bills, Intro 1104 and Intro 1529.Read more
On December 9, tenants gathered in Manhattan to learn about and prepare to take action for our campaign to expand the Right to Counsel (RTC). Many of the tenants there organize with Goddard Riverside.Read more
TO APPLY: Email Susanna Blankley, Coalition Coordinator; email@example.com with a resume and statement of interest.
We are excited to announce that 5 new zip codes are now covered under the Right to Counsel (RTC) law! This brings the total number of zip codes where RTC is in effect to 25. They are the following:
Bronx: 10457, 10462, 10467, 10468, 10453*
Brooklyn: 11216, 11221, 11225, 11226, 11207*
Manhattan: 10025, 10026, 10027, 10029*, 10031, 10034*
Queens: 11373, 11385, 11433, 11434, 11691*
Staten Island: 10302, 10303, 10310, 10314Read more
On November 20, nearly 100 tenants gathered in Queens to learn about and prepare to take action for our campaign to expand the Right to Counsel (RTC). Many of the tenants were part of Catholic Migration Services.Read more
Since we launched our campaign to expand the Right to Counsel in April, we have been contacting Council Members to support our legislation. This week, we will be showing our thanks to the dozens who have already sponsored the legislation. But now we need your help to contact those who haven't!
We created a spreadsheet to make it easy for you to see if your Council Member has sponsored our bills. It includes the phone numbers to call as well as a guide on how to call and what to say.Read more
We are excited to be hosting two upcoming Town Halls where you can come learn about our "Right to Counsel, Power to Organize" campaign to expand RTC!Read more