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March 19, 2009

2009.03.19: RE: Reminder – J.C. Meeting on 3/19 at 6:30 pm

From: Letwin, Michael
Sent: Thursday, March 19, 2009 2:16 PM
To: Wright, Deborah; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: RE: Reminder – J.C. Meeting on 3/19 at 6:30 pm

Debbie,

Please provide a written report about the e-mail grievance so that all of us have the facts about this critical free speech issue.

Thanks,

Michael


From: Wright, Deborah
Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 4:23 PM
To: ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: Reminder – J.C. Meeting on 3/19 at 6:30 pm

Hi

Just a reminder that there is a J.C. Meeting scheduled for this Thursday evening, March 19th, at 6:30 pm here at ALAA HQ.  As always, pizza and soda will be served.  We have a lot to update you on and discuss, so please be on time!

The following is a working agenda for the meeting:

1) State Issues

a) status of budget

b) possibility of state criminal case caps for NYC

c) loan forgiveness

2) City Issues

a) what we have done so far in preparation for May-June budget process

i) Fire & Criminal Justice Services Committee

1) oversees our funding issues – new chairman Jimmy Vacca (Bronx)

a) budget hearing on criminal funding scheduled for Friday, March 20th at 10 am

b) Intro. No. 820 – Criminal Case Cap Bill

i)  We now have 23 sponsors

ii)  Committee hearing on the bill has been confirmed for Tuesday, April 7th at 10 am

1) steps of City Hall already reserved for 1-2 pm on April 7th for rally/press event

2) plans for April 7th

3) Update on E-mail Grievance

a) what has happened thus far

i) help we have received from UAW Detroit General counsel Catherine Trafton

b) next steps

i) do we arbitrate?

4) ALAA Office Search Update

See you on Thursday and Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Debbie

Deborah L. Wright, Esq.

President

UAW Local 2325 –  Association of Legal Aid Attorneys (AFL-CIO)

568 Broadway, Room 702A

N.Y.,  N.Y.  10012-3223

Phone:     (212) 343-0708

Fax:         (212) 343-0966

Mobile:     (609) 712-3818

Email:       dwright@legal-aid.org

 

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March 18, 2009

2009.03.18: Family of Sean Bell Calls for Support for “Sean Bell Street”

Filed under: Uncategorized — nyclaw01 @ 3:03 pm

From: Arafa,
Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 10:15 AM
To: ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: FW: Family of Sean Bell Calls for Support for “Sean Bell Street” 

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Help Make Sean Bell Street a Reality!  COME ONE, COME ALL!
Dear Noha,
PLEASE JOIN WILLIAM & VALERIE BELL
AND NICOLE PAULTRE BELL
AT THE COMMUNITY BOARD HEARING
ABOUT A STREET NAMED IN HONOR OF SEAN BELL

Weds. March 18, 2009 · 7 pm
Robert Ross Johnson Family Life Center
172-17 Linden Blvd.
St. Albans, NY 11434

KEY NOTE SPEAKER: REV. AL SHARPTON
COME OUT TO SUPPORT IN UNITY AND ALL ON ONE ACCORD
WEAR YOUR BUTTONS AND SHIRTS!!!
Subway/Bus Directions:
Take “E” or “J” subway trains to Parsons/Archer/Jamaica Center (last stop) and then take the Q4 or Q5 buses to the Linden Boulevard stop (ask driver). This puts you right near the church/community board meeting (172-17 Linden Blvd). The transfer is free (hold on to subway card).

LIRR Directions
Get out at St. Albans LIRR stop and walk to nearest street (Linden Blvd.). Then take the Q4 bus down Linden Blvd to church (where Linden Blvd. intersects 172nd Street). Around 15 blocks. Meeting address is 172-17 Linden Blvd.  Or take a car service (plentiful).

For more directions please see http://www.justiceforsean.net

For updates on Sean’s case please see http://www.justiceforsean.net

The Bell Family thanks you for your prayers, deeds and steadfastness.

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