LSSA Resolution in Support of Puerto Rico
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06
Oct
2017

The Delegates Assembly of the Legal Services Staff Association has issued the following resolution in support of Puerto Rico:  Whereas Puerto Rico has suffered from catastrophic Hurricane Maria leaving residents without food, water, and electricity, and which has destroyed or heavily damaged homes, roads, and much of the island’s infrastructure; and Whereas prior to Hurricane […]


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LSSA Resolution Opposing Islamophobia
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05
Oct
2017

The Delegates Assembly of the Legal Services Staff Association has issued the following resolution opposing Islamophobia:  Whereas it is in the labor movement’s interest to unite to defend our members and all communities from all forms of racism, xenophobia, and other forms of division, as well as violations of civil liberties, unlawful surveillance, and the […]


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Letter Regarding DACA
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04
Oct
2017

The Delegates Assembly of the Legal Services Staff Association has sent the following letter to UAW International President Dennis Williams regarding DACA and the DREAM Act: Photo credit: Pax Ahimsa Gethen


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Charlottesville
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14
Aug
2017

The terrorism that came to the streets of Charlottesville this weekend was sickening and grotesque. The racism and violence slung proudly by white nationalists and Nazis should have no place here. Yet we know what happened in Charlottesville was not an isolated incident. The racists who stalked and killed black people during slavery, Reconstruction, and […]


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After the Election, the Path Forward
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10
Nov
2016

As union members who have dedicated our careers to providing free legal services to low-income New Yorkers, we are devastated by the election of Donald Trump, a man whose open hostility toward immigrants, racial minorities, and women make him singularly unqualified to be President. He poses a unique threat to our country, our clients, and […]


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