LIFT in the News

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


"Founded and led by NYU Law alumni, LIFT helps New Yorkers navigate Family Court"NYU LAW NEWS, April 2, 2018

"Families Find Free Legal Help With LIFT" -The Proskauer corporate social responsibility and pro bono blog, March 6, 2018

"Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) Announces New CEO" - Press Release, January 26, 2017

"Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) Board of Directors Announces Transition Plan" - Press Release, November 9, 2016

"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

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