Video Part 1: Providing Pro Bono Disaster-Related Assistance (Nov 2012) Video

  • Organization: Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project, Brooklyn Legal Services
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  • Document Type: Program materials
  • Date Created: Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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- Training Video Part 1

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

Topics 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.

  • Pro Bono
  • Disaster