Providing Pro Bono Disaster-Related Assistance

  • Disaster

The Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project and Brooklyn Legal Services will present a city-wide training for attorneys and law students interested in providing pro bono disaster-related assistance.

Topics will include:

  • An overview of FEMA and other disaster relief programs
  • Accessing new and continuation benefits, including SNAP, public assistance and disaster unemployment
  • An overview of housing issues and advocacy in the aftermath of Sandy.

Trainers: Catherine Bowman and Pavita Krishnaswamy, Brooklyn Legal Services

Please note that this program is not being offered for CLE credit.