With the assistance of DoITT, the Commission's Office of Information
Technology computerized the Community Service Centers, linking them
to the main office and brought the entire office up to date with
Internet connections and e-mail. Working with the Commission's Law
Enforcement Bureau, a new, efficient case tracking system was designed.
Upon completion, this system will enable the Law Enforcement Bureau
to easily access information, track cases, and more readily identify
patterns of discrimination.
Commission received a $30,000 grant to study the feasibility
of electronic storage of records.
offices of Information Technology
and Public Information along with the Graphics Unit created a comprehensive
and user friendly website.
proposal to study predatory and discriminatory lending practices
was selected by New York University Wagner Graduate School of Public
Service's Capstone Program. A team of five graduate students are
currently working with Mortgage and Pre-Purchase Counseling staff
members to collect and review data and identify systemic discriminatory
lending practices and the groups most affected. The findings are
expected in late spring 2003.
NY Immigration Coalition
Origin and Alienage
Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Assoc.
National Consumer Law Center
Brooklyn Legal Services
CRS, US Dept. of Justice
John Jay College, Dispute Resolution Consortium
Harlem Community Justice Center
Latino Commission on AIDS
Title 1 URS Basic & Crystal