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Your tax-deductible donation helps us make the voices of all New Yorkers head. Here’s some of what your support helped us achieve last year.
Individual cases and legal matters handled by our Civil Practice.
School-aged children now have reliable internet access, after a settlement with the city requiring wireless installation at 240 homeless shelters.
Back awards and settlements for Civil Practice clients.
Volunteers increase the volume, scope and impact of The Legal Aid Society’s work on behalf of clients throughout New York City. Annually, over 4,000 volunteers are provided with training, supervision, and mentorship, allowing them to deliver life-changing legal assistance to thousands of clients.
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Our Pro Bono work is more important that ever.
Through friendly competition, associates and their firms exemplify the generosity of New York’s legal community by raising funds for our city’s most vulnerable.
The Legal Aid Society is calling on the New York State Office of Court Administration to limit the calendaring of housing court cases to ensure that low-income New Yorkers facing eviction have legal representation.
Last Updated: 26 May 2022
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