RiseBoro Community Partnership

Mission

We unleash the potential of communities to thrive, no matter the odds.

Organization Overview

Since 1973, we've offered services designed to support every generation and meet the needs of communities. Our divisions encompass seniors, housing, education, health and empowerment.

Our Model

Our unique model of holistic community revitalization works by developing neighborhood assets, like affordable housing, to create the foundation for a more vibrant and diverse community. We build upon this foundation with programs designed to connect people to resources to help everyone in the community thrive, especially our most vulnerable populations. This inclusive approach helps unleash the potential of the community and ensures that nobody is left behind in times of growth.

RiseBoro Community Partnership
May 10, 2021
Full time
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES RiseBoro Legal Empowerment and Assistance Program (LEAP), seeks a Staff Attorney   to further LEAP’s mission of providing underserved Brooklyn residents with high quality, free legal services and assistance designed to preserve safe and affordable housing, and prevent needless homelessness by representing tenants facing illegal or unnecessary evictions, displacement, and tenant harassment. RiseBoro/LEAP is a uniquely holistic community based housing organization that provides clients with legal advice and representation in housing in all facets of the eviction defense and/or prevention process. The Staff Attorney   will value diverse populations, experiences and backgrounds, while emulating the following day-to-day responsibilities: Provide full-scope legal representation to community residents marginalized by poverty, including propounding and responding to discovery, conducting depositions, pre/post-trial motions, and trials;...