Scan Vans: For 2018-2019, JALBCA awarded grants totaling $250,000 to subsidize the cost of 60 vans.Center For Elder Justice & Law: For 2018-2019, JALBCA awarded a $100,000 grant to the Center for Elder Law & Justice. Project LEAD®: For 2018-2019, JALBCA awarded a grant of $50,000 to the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund for the Cynthia Rubin Scholarship at Project LEAD®.The Family Center’s Maite Aquino Program: For 2018-2019, JALBCA awarded a grant of $100,000 to The Family Center’s Maite Aquino Program.The Family Center’s Judge Judith Kaye Project: For 2018-2019, JALBCA awarded a $100,000 grant to The Judge Judith Kaye Project at The Family Center. City Bar Justice Center/Cancer Advocacy Project: For 2018-2019, JALBCA awarded the City Bar Justice Center/Cancer Advocacy Project a $66,000 grant.

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JALBCA thanks speakers Peter Strauss (Pierro Connor & Strauss LLC), Dr. Sarah Egan (Hospice of New York), Judith Schwarz (End of Life Choices New York), Eileen Zenker (New Jewish Home), Hon. Bernice Siegal (NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Term) and Vivienne Duncan (City Bar Justice Center Cancer Advocacy Project), host CaringKind and co-sponsor New York Women’s Bar Association for making our “The Power of Planning in Advance of Health Crises” program on February 7, 2019 a great success. View additional photos from the event at

JALBCA mourns the passing and celebrates the life of Hon. William C. Thompson, a founding member, long-time Treasurer and Board member, on December 24, 2018. He was an extraordinary person and the heart of our organization. We encourage you to view the tribute video below, featuring Judge Thompson and several of his many colleagues, friends and admirers, which was shown at JALBCA’s Awards Presentation Dinner in May 2018, when we honored him for his more than 25 years of service to JALBCA. To donate to JALBCA in honor of Justice Thompson, please click here

JALBCA mobilizes the NYC legal community to take action against breast cancer

JALBCA educates members of the profession and harnesses legal experts to promote medical, social and legal services to those in need, including providing early detection services for the uninsured and underinsured and legal and social services to families in crises due to a breast cancer diagnosis. 

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The JALBCA newsletter comes out five times a year, presenting the latest legal developments in the fight against breast cancer, as well as news about JALBCA.

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