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LIFT in the NEWS

LIFT's innovative programs and ongoing expansion have received recognition in the media.

"LIFT Honors Counsel to Mayor de Blasio and Raises $335,000" - New York Nonprofit Media, July 7, 2015

"Greenberg Traurig's William C. Silverman Chairs 2015 Legal Information for Families Today Gala" - PR Newswire, June 24, 2015

"Amanda Carter ’16 Pursues Her Dream of Advocating for Children" - St. John's University, June 18, 2015

"LIFT Elects Board Chair and Executive Committee" - New York Non-Profit Press, November 12, 2014

"Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) Announces Second Children's Coloring Book In New York Family Court" - Press Release, November 7, 2014

"Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) Announces New CEO, Sharon Myrie" - Press Release, September 13, 2013

"LawHelp/NY and Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) Collaborate to
Offer Live Chat Legal Help to New Yorkers Facing Family Law Issues
" - Press Release, October 5, 2012

"Melissa M. Beck to be Honored with the New York City Bar’s McDonald Award" - Press Release, May 10, 2011

"Family Courts: Restoring Justice for All" - Stephen P. Younger, New York State Bar Association Journal, March/April 2011

"Children With Incarcerated Parents" - The Bronx Times, November 15, 2010. LIFT was proud to be part of the Steering Committee for the first-ever Summit on Children of Incarcerated Parents.

"LIFT Welcomes New York State Bar Association to Family Court Judge for a Day" - New York State Bar Association, November 4, 2010

"Giving Grandparents a LIFT: Program Teaches Kinship Caregivers About the Family Court System" - article authored by Melissa M. Beck, LIFT CEO, Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 7:337-339, 2009.

"Nonprofit Legal Advocacy Group in Contention for NY Times Excellence Award" - The Putnam County News, March 11, 2009

"NYRAG Voices from the Front Line - Profile of LIFT" - New York Regional Association of Grantmakers, July 8, 2008

"LIFT Offers a New Service to Relative Caregivers" - Kincare News, December 2007

"Free Legal Services to Non-Custodial Fathers"- The ACS e-Bulletin, November 14, 2007

"Gotbaum Proposes Additional Family Court Reforms" - News release from Public Advocate Besty Gotbaum's office after Ms. Gautbaum participated in LIFT's Judge for a Day Program, March 4, 2007

"LIFT Expands Its One-of-a-Kind Services Into the Criminal Justice System"- Kincare News, December 2006

"Charity of the Month...Giving a LIFT to Children and Families"- Wealth Management Report (Vol. 11, Issue 2), December 2006

"An UpLIFTing Experience"- Pfizer Legal Department Newsletter, November 10, 2006

"Second Call Q & A- LIFT"- New York City Criminal Court Second Call, (Vol. 3, No. 7), November 2006

"Non-Profit Offers a LIFT To Family Court Litigants"- Brooklyn Daily Eagle, August 16, 2006

"Councilmembers Get View from the Bench"- Brooklyn Daily Eagle, August 11, 2006