Merger Means Legal Muscle For Children Needing Special Education Services

Today, Partnership for Children’s Rights (PFCR), a not-for-profit law firm founded in 1999 to protect the rights of New York City’s disadvantaged and disabled children, will be merging into Mobilization for Justice (MFJ).

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Lawsuit Filed Against NYS & Adult Homes to End Discrimination Against Wheelchair Users

Mobilization for Justice (formerly MFY Legal Services) and AARP Foundation filed a lawsuit today in the Southern District of New York against New York State and four adult homes, alleging discrimination against people who use wheelchairs. Continue Reading →

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New Report Shows Nursing Home Residents Are Often Illegally Confined From Harlem To Hollis

A new report by Mobilization for Justice (MFJ) details the barriers that nursing home residents face when they attempt to leave the home to visit family or friends, go to religious services, shop, or simply sit outside in the fresh air. Continue Reading →

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MFY Legal Services Becomes Mobilization For Justice From Harlem To Hollis

MFY Legal Services (MFY), which began in 1963 as the legal arm of Mobilization for Youth, a large anti-poverty program on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, has changed its name to Mobilization for Justice. Continue Reading →

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