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Immigration Enforcement Preparedness for Nonprofits

Thursday, November 02, 2017 9:00 am - 11:30 am 
In-person | New York, NY
Free

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In collaboration with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and the Human Services Council of New York

The current administration has launched a marked and terrifying increase in aggressive immigration enforcement causing nonprofits and service providers to question how to continue effective operations and ensure that their immigrant clients have access to their services.

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI), pro bono partners Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, and community partners, authored and released a special Guidance to Nonprofits Regarding Immigration Enforcement aimed at supporting the nonprofit community in protecting our most at-risk clients in the face of this new reality. NYLPI and Human Services Council are hosting a free legal training for nonprofit leaders on immigration enforcement.

Our expert panel of attorneys, nonprofit, and social service leaders will review legal questions and scenarios, discuss practical considerations for implementing this guidance, and provide valuable insight on best practices. This training is perfect for nonprofit executive directors, leaders, general counsels or others tasked with setting policy within their organizations.

Panelists include:

  • Laura Abel, Senior Policy Counsel, Lawyers Alliance for New York
  • Paige Austin, Staff Attorney, New York Civil Liberties Union
  • Geoffrey Chepiga, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Emily Goldberg, Pro Bono Counsel, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Den Quinsay, Associate Director, Community Programs, WOMANKIND (formerly New York Asian Women’s Center)
  • Chloe Wasserman, General Counsel, Brooklyn Public Library

A light breakfast will be served.

*Please do not bring outside food or drink as per UJA-Federation's kosher regulations.*

Partnering Organizations:

Booth Ferris Foundation • Brooklyn Community Foundation • Charles H. Revson Foundation • Community Resource Exchange • Foundation Center • Governance Matters • Immigration Advocates Network • Immigrant Defense Project • Lawyers Alliance for New York • Make the Road New York • New York Council of Nonprofits • New York Immigration Coalition • New York Legal Services Coalition • New York State Health Foundation • New York Women’s Foundation • Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York • Pro Bono Net • Robert Sterling Clark Foundation • Support Center • The Scherman Foundation • United Neighborhood Houses

To attend, please register through Eventbrite. This program will take place at UJA Federation, 130 E. 59th Street, New York, NY.

Where:

130 E. 59th Street
New York, NY 10022
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