Goldstein Hall’s mission goes beyond just legal representation. Our team is embedded in the communities where we live and provide services. We are dedicated to making positive changes for the businesses, neighborhoods and people we serve. Our staff members lead and participate in educational seminars and forums to enhance our constituents’ understanding of strategic and legal issues that may affect their projects. Goldstein Hall provides financial and personal support to key community organizations, trade associations, and nonprofits that further affordable housing, arts, education and social services, as well as economic development activities.
As a part of our ongoing community efforts, Goldstein Hall joins volunteer activities, sponsors organizations, participates in boards and committees and provides support to vital neighborhood organizations that align with our mission and values. At Goldstein Hall we believe that investing in positive change provides immeasurable returns.
Click the headings below to see some of the ways Goldstein Hall provides support:
Goldstein Hall is deeply committed to providing legal training and educational programs. Our staff conducts trainings and seminars in annual training programs, specialized seminars, and conferences that provide in-depth and practical information for the marketplace and its players in government, for profits, and nonprofits.
Goldstein Hall staff members volunteer on and are members of the boards and committees of several organizations, associations, and nonprofits. Here are a few examples of our participation:
- National Housing Conference
- New York State Association for Affordable Housing
- American Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- New York City Bar Association
- Women in Housing & Finance, Inc.
- New York County Lawyers’ Association
- Groundswell Community Mural Project, Inc.
- La Mama Experimental Theater Club, Inc.
Goldstein Hall provides operational, event, educational and financial support to nonprofit organizations dedicated to community development efforts. Some of the key entities we support include:
In addition to participation on boards and committees and providing educational programs, Goldstein Hall staff members are passionate about serving and giving back to their communities. As such, they volunteer in their own special programs as individuals; as the Goldstein Hall team, they schedule annual volunteer activities to dedicate their skills and time to those in need.
Given Goldstein Hall’s focus on community, we are a certified Benefit Corporation or B-Corporation. Over 12 states across the United States have signed legislation urging the private sector to take roles as change agents addressing our communities’ environmental and social issues. As one of the only two law firm who are certified B-Corporations in New York City, Goldstein Hall commits to meet demanding standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. Certified B Corps are distinguishing themselves in a cluttered marketplace by offering a positive vision of a better world. For more information on B-Corporations see: http://www.bcorporation.net.
Groundswell's 17th Annual Art Action Benefit
David Goldstein, who is President of Groundswell, with honoree Denise Scott of LISC NYC
GH presented at LISC NYC's seminar for their Members on "How CDC's Implement Change"
Matthew Hall presenting at Enterprise Community Partners seminar on February 14, 2014
NYSAFAH's 2014 Conference GH presented on "Choosing the Best Partners" and on "Best Preservation Practices"
In partnership with NYAHMA, GH presented on "Preserving HUD 202 Properties"
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