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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.
Introducing The Legal Aid Society’s Justice Network, a new annual membership program, that connects our most committed supporters to our mission.
New York continues to show its resilience. We thrive thanks to our support of one another and our community of donors.
The annual Associates’ Campaign is one of the largest fundraising efforts undertaken by The Legal Aid Society. Every year, this initiative accounts for nearly one-third of all individual contributions made in support of our work.
Last Updated: 19 January 2022
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