Laurel Kean, SILS' Community Economic Development attorney, participated in the New York City Bar Association's annual affordable housing CLE held on May 4th. The community land trust panel, of which Kean was a member, was reported on by Real Estate Weekly.
Lorilei Williams, Immigration and LGBTQ/HIV Advocacy Director, presented along with Bronx Legal Services' Terry Lawson at a CLE hosted by the New York State Bar Association, entitled Immigrants and State Courts: State Law, the New York Family Court Act & Federal Immigration Law, Policy and Enforcement. Ms. Williams contributed significantly to a statewide project spearheaded by the Fund for Modern Courts that aims to educate family court judges, attorneys, and court personnel on the intersections of New York family law and federal immigration law. The project has resulted in a comprehensive online toolkit that is now being rolled out across the state, available at: http://immigrants.moderncourts.org
Bronx Legal Services' Tracy Lawson and SILS' Lorilei Williams at the CLE on June 6, 2017.