Judy Boyce, Queens Borough Coordinator from HRA conducted a workshop at Legal Hand Jamaica concerning Government Benefits for all New Yorkers. Judy's workshop was comprehensive and useful- she covered over 20 different benefits that HRA offers. There were 12 people in attendance including many community members who had great questions. Jennie Kim, QLS staff attorney, also went over https://access.nyc.gov/ website.
Legal Hand's Jamaica office is highlighted in the December 9th edition of the Queens Times Ledger. The article highlights our first anniversary and quotes both our volunteer coordinator, Jose Torres, and on-site attorney, Jennie Kim. See here to read more: http://www.timesledger.com/stories/2016/50/legalhand_2016_12_09_q.html
Legal Hand Crown Heights and Brownsville convened at the Brooklyn Public Library on the evenings of October 17th and 18th to train a new corps of volunteers.