FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 2017
Contact: Yang Chen, Executive Director
NEW YORK – January 5, 2017 – The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) is proud to announce that it is continuing its pro bono legal clinic in partnership with the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of NY, Inc. (“CCCNY”) at 33 Bowery Street. Launched in December 2015, AABANY’s legal clinics have served members of the Chinatown community free of charge on a variety of legal issues, including housing and immigration.
The pro bono legal clinic takes place on the second Wednesday of every month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Appointments are currently walk-in only at the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of NY, Inc. at 33 Bowery, Suite C202. Those seeking legal assistance should arrive by 8pm and bring all documents pertaining to their legal issues. The next pro bono legal clinic takes place on January 11, 2017.
“AABANY is pleased to be able to partner with the Chinese Chamber of Commerce to continue providing this service to the Chinatown community,” states Executive Director Yang Chen. “We look forward to assisting community members with their legal questions through the AABANY free legal clinic.”
“The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of NY is pleased to work with AABANY to continue its outreach to the Chinatown community in need of legal assistance,” states Timothy Wong, Esq., member of CCCNY and AABANY.
The Asian American Bar Association of New York is a professional membership organization of attorneys concerned with issues affecting the Asian Pacific American community. Incorporated in 1989, AABANY seeks not only to encourage the professional growth of its members but also to advocate for the Asian Pacific American community as a whole. AABANY is the New York regional affiliate of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA).
Founded on June 29, 1932, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of NY has its mission of promoting and supporting the expansion and progress of Chinese commercial pursuits; encouraging international trade with the Far East, and other areas of the world and to advise and assist members and the Chinatown community to solve business problems.
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