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Feerick Center Panel Addresses Veteran Homelessness


On August 24, Fordham Law’s Feerick Center for Social Justice hosted “Representing Veterans in Housing Matters: An Introduction to Veteran Cultural Competency, Veteran Benefits, and Special Housing Programs for Veteran Clients.” The seminar, part of the center’s Veteran Rights Project, aimed at helping legal services attorneys to offer holistic support to veteran clients, especially when them in housing-related matters.

Panelists included Shara Abraham, supervising attorney at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley’s Newburgh Office; Pete Kempner, legal director & Elderly Project director at Volunteers of Legal Service; Erica Ludwick, managing attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York; Melissa Molfetas, former supervising attorney at the Veteran Advocacy Project; and Kelly O’Sullivan, managing program director of the Jericho Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving New York’s homeless population.

Read the full story in Fordham Law News.


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