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