The NLG-NYC Anti-Racism Committee, together with the
CUNY Law Association of Students for Housing and CUNY
School's Community Legal Resource Network invite you to
The Community Land Trust Solution CLE:
Creating permanent, affordable housing through shared local
Community land trusts (CLTs) are a promising solution to
worldwide capital-driven housing crisis, formed by
based nonprofit organizations to preserve affordable housing
current and future residents. But how do they operate, and
are they a viable option for low-income tenants? This
will describe the origins and legal underpinnings of the CLT
model, how CLTs have operated in NYC, and their capacity to
create long-term affordability for working class families.
Open to all lawyers, legal workers, law students, and
- Peter Marcuse, professor emeritus of urban planning,
School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia
- Ryan Ridings, Esq., associate at Goldstein Hall, PLLC and
attorney for Cooper Square Community Land Trust
Light dinner and CLE sign-in will begin at 6 p.m.
CLE program will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 for the first 30 attorneys who
register ($50 for registrants after the first 30); Free for law
students, legal workers, and organizers
(donation to NLG recommended - please bring to the event).
Financial aid is available for attorneys with financial
hardship upon written request to John-Paul Kocot at
All attendees should pre-register. Deadline to
register/RSVP (required) is November 8, 2013.
TO REGISTER: Registration is now closed.
To request financial aid, or if you have any questions,
email John-Paul Kocot at
Sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild-NYC (NLG-
NYC) Anti-Racism Committee &
the NLG CUNY Law
Association of Students for Housing
Please note: Our CLE seminars are appropriate for both
newly admitted attorneys and experienced attorneys. Two
(2) CLE credits on Professional Practice will be provided.
*Under Continuing Legal Education regulations, CLE credit
will be offered only to those attorneys completing entire
sessions; attorneys attending only part of a session are not
eligible for partial credit for a session. Attorneys arriving late
are welcome to attend the program but will not be eligible for
CLE credit. Attorneys wishing to receive CLE credit must
sign in the program's attendance register prior to and following
the CLE program; once a speaker begins the program, the
sign in sheet will be removed. Similarly, attorneys leaving the
session early are also ineligible for CLE credit. While in NYS
50 minutes of CLE training provides 1 hour of credit, all CLEs
sponsored by CUNY School of Law run a full 60 minutes, not
including introductory remarks or breaks, but including
questions and answer periods.
November 13, 2013
CUNY School of Law
2 Court Square
Long Island City, Queens
Registration is now closed.
$30 for first 30 attorneys, $50 for everyone else