Legal Aid Society


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Your Rights, Your Power

Rights are like a muscle. The more you flex them, the stronger they get. For you, and your community.
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Abolishing Slavery in New York

The Legal Aid Society is fighting to end slavery as punishment for a crime in New York State, 158 years after the ratification of the 13th Amendment.
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End Mass Incarceration & Perpetual Punishment

Mass incarceration has a devastating impact on families and communities and the negative effects continue after time is served.
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The 2023 Associates’ Campaign

Thank you to everyone who donated to the 2023 Associates’ Campaign.
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Protecting Families & Children

The Legal Aid Society is asking lawmakers to pass three essential bills to reform the family regulation system to better protect families and children from harm.
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Justice for New York’s Youth

The Legal Aid Society is asking lawmakers to make New York more just for young people by prioritizing critical legislation.
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Justice Is Essential

New York continues to move forward with resolve. We thrive thanks to our support of one another and our community of donors.
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Less is More Parole Reform

The Less is More Act includes some of the most sweeping parole reforms in the nation.
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The 2022 Associates’ Campaign

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.
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#GoodCause #HAVP

Keep New Yorkers in Their Homes

All New Yorkers deserve a safe and stable place to call home. That is why the Legal Aid Society is calling for “Good Cause” eviction legislation and a Housing Access Voucher program.
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