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Fighting for Fair Housing in Norwalk

In 1984, the NAACP sued the city of Norwalk, CT, alleging rampant housing discrimination.  Connecticut Legal Services stood shoulder to shoulder with the NAACP, representing a handful of African-American plaintiffs who had themselves been the victims of unfair housing discrimination. Now, 34 years later, CLS is proud to represent the Norwalk NAACP in negotiations with the […]

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CONNECTICUT’S EVICTION PROBLEM

John, a college lecturer with a PhD, was viciously assaulted and left with a traumatic brain injury. When he woke up from months in a coma, John had lost his ability to walk independently, to read, and to write – and he had also lost his home, which had been foreclosed while he was unconscious. […]

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JUSTICE FOR EVERY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM

Too often, justice for Connecticut’s domestic violence victims depends on how much money they have. That’s unfair and unsafe. And, thanks to a new pilot project, it’s also starting to change. Starting July 1, Connecticut Legal Services (CLS) will partner with the Judicial Branch and others in an exciting advocacy effort that could be a […]

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IT HAPPENED. On Monday, the government released 9-year-old JSR, 14-year-old VFB, and their parents. They are together, safe, and free.

Tune in to our press conference, LIVE on Facebook at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, 7/17, to hear more about the litigation as we celebrate the community that came together in support of these families that were ripped apart by the government's "zero tolerance" policy.
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Countdown to justice: 66 and 35 days since two children, ages 14 and 9, were ripped from their parents after crossing the border in search of freedom from fear. They were sent here to CT. We're suing to reunify them with their parents and set them free. #not1morehour @freeourkids ... See MoreSee Less

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Breaking: The government has promised to release and reunify JSR and VFB with their parents TODAY! The children were forcibly separated from their parents pursuant to the "zero tolerance policy," and have been detained for weeks in Connecticut. Read more: www.ctlegal.org/freeourkids ... See MoreSee Less

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It's 66 days since 14-year-old VFB was taken from her mother. 35 days since 9-year-old JSR was taken from his dad. They need their parents. Release and reunification now. #not1morehour Learn more: www.ctlegal.org/freeourkids ... See MoreSee Less

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BREAKING: Federal Judge Holds Forcible Separation Unconstitutional and Decries Trauma to Children in Lawsuit Brought by CLS and Yale's Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic. Read more: ctlegal.org/freeourkids/ ... See MoreSee Less

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No justice yet for 2 kids who were ripped from their parents by our gov't. We'll keep fighting, & we're proud to be allied with so many fierce advocates. Thanks @ULAnewhaven, @CT4aDREAM, @ctbailfund & many others for coming out in force!

www.ctpost.com/local/article/Federal-court-declines-to-hasten-reunification-of-13067704.php
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Rallying to #ReleaseAndReunify two immigrant children before their hearing this afternoon. ... See MoreSee Less

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