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Feerick Center for Social Justice

Recent Work from the Feerick Center 

Education Advocacy

Fordham Law School’s Feerick Center for Social Justice released a report, Public Schools, Public Oversight: Principles and Policy Recommendations During COVID-19 and Beyond, calling for standardization, centralization, transparency, and an equity-based approach to NYC high school admissions for highly-selective screened programs.


Consumer Advocacy

The Feerick Center recently spearheaded a letter from legal services consumer advocates to Governor Cuomo on the public health risks of the expiration on November 4, 2020 of the provisions tolling statutes of limitation and litigation deadlines under the Executive Order 202.67 and urging their extension.

 

Brand-new Videos Highlighting Key Center Programs

  1. Economic Justice Work
  2. Educational Equity Work 
  3. Feerick Center Immigration Rights Project 

Mission Statement

The Feerick Center for Social Justice promotes the rights and addresses the problems facing marginalized and low-income New Yorkers through the creation of strategies to reform policies, educate, and provide assistance to right wrongs.

Highly regarded for its efficacy and dedication to combating inequities, the Center works with wide-ranging networks to rally partners in the legal community and beyond to respond to the challenges of those in need.

Fordham Law faculty and students involved at the Center collaborate with the city's nonprofit, legal services, and public sectors to create long-term innovative solutions critical to real change.