Veterans are repeatedly re-traumatized and held to standards far too high, given the circumstances of sexual assault. While the changes proposed in bills such as H.R. 1092 would go a long way to improving this system, NYLAG attorney Samantha Kubek offers this testimony to share the experiences of our clients of the ways this system often re-traumatizes survivors, the heavy burden placed on veterans and their representatives, and changes that could help alleviate this situation.
Communities of color are disproportionately impacted by the health and economic devastation caused by COVID-19 and could face homelessness if we do not have proper rent and housing relief. Learn more about NYLAG’s support of the “Emergency Housing Stability and Tenant Displacement Prevention Act.”