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2002

Fighting to Remove Homeless Families from Bronx House of Detention

The Legal Aid Society successfully challenges the City’s placement of homeless children and their families in the former Bronx House of Detention—garnering almost daily coverage from the media for more than a month.

Homeless families with children sleeping on benches and the floor in Waiting Room A
Homeless families with children sleeping on benches and the floor in Waiting Room A City of New York's Emergency Assistance Unit, Bronx, 2002