Huntington, NY (June 17, 2021) – Family Service League (FSL), a leading Long Island based non-profit human service organization, is proud to announce the election of Tiffany C. Graham to its Board of Directors. Professor Graham is an Associate Professor of Law and the Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion at Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in Long Island, New York. She joined the law school in May 2020 after serving for six years on the faculty and as the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the University of South Dakota School of Law. Professor Graham primarily teaches in the areas of constitutional law and race and the law, but has also taught criminal procedure, law and sexuality, and torts.
She has written and spoken nationally on topics broadly related to LGBTQ+ equality, including marriage equality, LGBTQ+ youth homelessness, conversion therapy, and the integration of LGBTQ+ communities in rural spaces. Her work has appeared in multiple law journals, has been cited at various stages of appellate litigation, and has most recently been included in the Carolina Academic Press book, Integrating Doctrine and Diversity: Inclusion and Equity in the Law School Classroom.
In addition to her scholarly work, Professor Graham is active in the professional community, where she recently served as the Chair of the South Dakota State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, and now serves on the corresponding New York State Advisory Committee. She has also served on various boards of directors and fulfilled an appointment to the Magistrate Judge Selection Panel for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
A graduate of Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges and the University of Virginia School of Law, she previously served as a federal law clerk on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and did commercial litigation in the Los Angeles office of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver and Hedges, LLP. Professor Graham was named a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in 2014. Professor Graham is a resident of Sound Beach, New York.
“Family Service League is privileged to have a Board of Directors consisting of well-respected members of the Long Island corporate and private sectors, all of whom bring strength to our organization. We are proud to welcome Professor Tiffany Graham. Her unique and insightful experience combined with her deep sense of civic duty and commitment to the community will be an asset to our agency as we plan for the future.”
For 95 years, FSL has been offering tangible support to those in need, and today, it successfully manages over 60 programs at 20 locations throughout Suffolk County. FSL’s history of strong, dependable board leadership has proven even more important with the momentous circumstances surrounding COVID-19. This health emergency has impacted countless adults and children, many struggling both emotionally and financially. FSL has continued offering its broad spectrum of counseling and social services programs throughout this pandemic. This type of care has been a lifeline for Long Island’s most vulnerable residents.
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Family Service League (FSL), established in 1926, is a Long Island non-profit human service organization providing a safety net for people in need. FSL touches the lives of 50,000 people annually, addressing some of the most prevalent and pressing human needs facing Long Island communities. FSL delivers tangible help and crisis intervention across a spectrum of service areas including mental health counseling, addiction prevention & treatment, homelessness, job training, trauma counseling, early education, and family & senior support services. In all, FSL offers over 60 programs at 20 locations throughout Long Island. FSL employs over 700 people and has an annual operating budget over $55 million per year. To learn more about FSL visit www.fsl-li.org and like us on Facebook!
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