Legal Aid Society


Rising to the Challenges of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an unprecedented impact on New York City and the everyday lives of millions of New Yorkers. Our work has always taken an explicit racial and social equity lens, and the current crisis has further focused our efforts to advocate for the needs of New York’s marginalized communities. In this most challenging year, the staff of The Legal Aid Society were game-changers, innovating and creating new ways to defend, advocate on behalf of, and act as an ally to our clients. Learn more.