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Individual Civil cases and legal matters, that benefited more than 103,300 low-income children and adults.
Of evictions prevented in full representation matters, allowing a total of 3,274 New Yorkers and their families to stay in their homes. We delayed evictions in an additional 16% of cases.
Secured in retroactive benefits, equaling an average of $415 in ongoing monthly benefits for 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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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.
New York City is facing compounding crises. A pandemic, a national reckoning over racial justice, looming mass evictions. Now, as we have always done in times of crisis, we are fighting to keep our city safe.
Last Updated: 20 July 2021
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