full time legal

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Communities Resist Inc., a project of Southside United HDFC (CoRe), seeks an experienced housing attorney to join a team combatting gentrification, displacement, social disenfranchisement, and structural injustice through affirmative litigation before housing, state, and federal courts as well as administrative agencies.

CoRe is a legal services organization for housing and community justice steeped in the 50-year tradition of community lawyering in North and East Brooklyn. We have spent years working together with neighborhood organizations and organizers in representing hundreds of tenants and tenant associations toward enforcing their right to social citizenship by struggling, resisting, and enduring against any attempts to deny working communities, largely of color, their agency. The supervising attorney will work in collaboration with this extraordinary coalition of neighborhood organizations and their tenant and community organizers, predominantly in Queens, to preserve and...

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