2016 AmeriCorps Legal Fellow, Yoona Lim

Yoona Lim

Name of Host Organization: New York Legal Assistance Group
City, State: New York, New York
Sponsors: AmeriCorps; New York Legal Assistance Group

The Project

Provide legal advice and counsel and follow up services to New York City residents recovering from or at risk of disaster.

The Inspiration

Need Addressed By Project: 
Provide holistic civil legal services to Sandy victims, including in such areas as disaster benefits and recovery programs, foreclosure prevention, consumer law, and insurance issues.
The Right Person For This Project: 
Yoona is the right person for this project because:
• Her experience as a student attorney and various civic involvements solidified her desire to work in the public sector
• She has a passion for serving those who are often neglected or forgotten by the society

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