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Researcher

2022-06-07T18:46:01+00:00June 7th, 2022|

The Urban Justice Center Mental Health Project (MHP) seeks a researcher to advance the work of our criminal justice advocacy program.

Report: Preventing Wasteful and Inequitable Consultative Examinations in Social Security Disability Claims

2022-03-08T16:55:50+00:00March 4th, 2022|

MHP - UJC

"Today, advocates from New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), the Urban Justice Center (UJC), and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia (CLS) released a new report about wasteful and harmful Social Security policies, which discriminate against adults and children with disabilities. The report focuses on issues arising in New York State and Pennsylvania, but this is a national problem, stemming from federal policy failures."

Plan for Combatting COVID-19 in NYC Jails and Other Lock-up Facilities

2020-04-04T12:44:40+00:00March 18th, 2020|

MHP signed on to a letter demanding that Mayor de Blasio use his emergency powers to protect New Yorkers from the grave possibility of the spread of COVID-19 in city jails and other lock-up facilities. Read the letter here.