Tag Archives: Immigrant Women & Children

Suzanne Tomatore, the project director of the City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women & Children (IWC) Project, was one of only four U. S. representatives from service providers to attend the U.N. Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) October 22 & 23 meeting in Vienna, Austria, on the role of recruitment fees and recruitment agencies in trafficking in persons. Continue reading

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Today the staff and director of the Immigrant Women and Children Project hosted a meeting with Tomomi Shimizu, Senior Program Manager of the Tokyo-based Kamonohashi Project. Continue reading

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The City Bar Justice Center is pleased to be selected as one of Immigrant Justice Corps’ inaugural Justice Fellow Host Organizations. CBJC will host two Justice Fellows for a period of two years. Continue reading

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The Immigrant Women & Children Project (IWC) at the City Bar Justice Center was recently honored by one of our volunteers, Sandra Edmund, an Administrative Legal Assistant at Time Warner Corporate, with a donation of $5000. Continue reading

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On September 30th, the New York Law Journal reported on the two public defender organizations that will form the New York Immigrant Defenders (NYID), a unique pilot project to provide universal legal representation to indigent detainees facing deportation. Continue reading

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The City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women & Children Project (IWC) staff met at the City Bar with a Taiwanese Delegation hosted by the U.S. Department of State on Friday, June 8. Continue reading

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Immigrant Women & Children Project Director Suzanne Tomatore attended a human trafficking seminar in Warsaw, Poland on May 14-16, 2012. She was invited to be part of the official U.S. delegation as the only non-governmental representative. Continue reading

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The Immigrant Women and Children Project, together with Greenberg Traurig and the New York Anti-Trafficking Network, hosted a panel discussion on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, January 11, to highlight emerging issues with trafficked youth in New York City. Continue reading

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The City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women and Children (IWC) Project has produced an Economic Empowerment Guide, providing resource information for immigrant victims of violent crimes and low-income New York City residents in general. Continue reading

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Earlier this month, Suzanne Tomatore, Project Director of the City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women & Children Project, attended a drafting committee meeting of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC). Continue reading

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