The Tyler Clementi Institute for CyberSafety at New York Law School runs a first-of-its-kind pro bono clinic that provides free lawyers to victims of cyber-harassment or cyberbullying.
Recent Press about the First Annual Tyler Clementi CyberSafety Conference:
Founded by TCF Board Member and law professor Ari Ezra Waldman, The Tyler Clementi Institute for CyberSafety at New York Law School:
- represents victims of harassment for free,
- trains practicing lawyers on how to counsel victims of all forms of cyberharassment, and
- educates judges, policymakers, and the public through data-driven research and symposia.
Help make the Tyler Clementi Institute for CyberSafety a permanent and effective resource for thousands of people through your financial support. Your donation to the Tyler Clementi Foundation that will positively impact the lives of individuals facing cyberharassment throughout the United States.
The Tyler Clementi Institute for CyberSafety Team
Ari Ezra Waldman is Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Innovation Center for Law and Technology at New York Law School. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, and earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University. His research and writing focus on privacy, online hate and harassment, and the LGBT community. He is a widely published author and frequent speaker on these subjects. He is also the legal editor at Towleroad, the widely read and award winning LGBT news, politics, and culture website, where he writes a weekly column on gay rights. He is also the Privacy Issues Expert for About.com, where he and a team of students help inform the public of their online privacy rights. Before entering the legal academy, Ari practiced law for several years in New York City and clerked for a federal appellate court judge in Washington, DC. Ari has written for many publications and websites and has appeared on television and radio to discuss law and policy issues effecting the LGBT community. On a personal level, Ari is a fitness enthusiast, having run several marathons, and cycled hundreds of miles for charity, and a great chef! He lives in New York City.
Andrew Sta. Ana
Director of Legal Services
Andrew Sta. Ana is the Director of Legal Services at Day One. Based in New York City, Day One partners with youth to end dating abuse through community education, supportive services, legal advocacy and leadership development. Through direct legal representation and advocacy, Andrew advances the rights of young survivors of intimate partner violence. Additionally, Andrew provides training on dating violence, the rights of young people within the legal system, and the abuse of technology as a form of intimate partner violence. Andrew serves as the co-chair of the New York-based Lawyer’s Committee Against Domestic Violence. In 2015, Andrew was named a Movement Maker by the NoVo Foundation’s Move to End Violence. Since 2013, he has served as a trainer with the American Bar Association’s Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence. In 2011, he was awarded a Courage award from the NYC City Anti-Violence project for his work to set up and administer a free legal clinic for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer survivors of intimate partner violence. Andrew is a proud graduate of the City University of New York School of Law.