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Legal Momentum's President and CEO, Carol Robles-Román, and Elisa Massimino, President and CEO of Human Rights First, wrote this Miami Herald Op-Ed piece calling on the Obama administration to end the detention of immigrant families.
(L to R: Emcee and Legal Momentum Board member Loria Yeadon, Honorees Eileen Simon, Linda Zecher, Suzanne Rich Folsom, Gina Proia, and Aiming High founder Karen Kaplowitz.) Legal Momentum’s 15th Annual Aiming High Awards Luncheon took place Wednesday, May 6, at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. The...
The Senate’s failure to confirm Loretta Lynch as US Attorney General because of partisan disagreement over an important bill on human trafficking is a sad irony. Lynch has been a top leader in the fight against human trafficking during her tenure as US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York...
An exhibition titled Until Safety Is Guaranteed: Women and the Fight against Violence opens on April 6, 2015, and runs through August 14, 2015. It will be on view on the first floor of the Schlesinger...