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Friday, December 8 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Advancing Your Work Through Federal Funding: Disaster Response & Recovery

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To rebuild communities affected by presidentially declared disasters, Congress may appropriate additional funding to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program as Disaster Recovery grants. Featuring civil legal aid providers and community partners who have experience with CDBG Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) grants, this panel will provide an overview of the CDBG-DR program and how legal aid providers can access and utilize this funding to address the significant disaster recovery needs of their clients.


William Friedman

Acting Director of the Storm Response Unit, New York Legal Assistance Group

Joseph Sant

Director of Homeowner Services, Center for NYC Neighborhoods
Joseph Sant is the director of homeowner services at the Center for NYC Neighborhoods.
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Laura Tuggle

Executive Director, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
Laura Tuggle has been the Executive Director of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) since May 2014 after beginning her career at SLLS in 1993. She previously managed SLLS’ Housing Law Unit during the years immediately following Hurricane Katrina from 2005-2010. Over her public... Read More →

Friday December 8, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm EST
Meeting Room 15 Meeting Room Level