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Defending New York During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended every aspect of life in our city. However, one thing remains certain: The Legal Aid Society is committed to defending New Yorkers. Our staff are working tirelessly to protect the rights of vulnerable clients and communities. Learn more about our response to this pandemic, and get involved today.

Hear Directly From Our Staff

Standing up to ICE before the COVID-19 pandemic was a constant struggle, and now, attorneys like Gustavo Gutierrez are adapting to the new challenges of protecting those without a voice – remotely.

Learn more about the members of our staff who make justice in every borough possible.

How You Can Help

In these uncertain times, we need your support now more than ever. Your gift today will help us coordinate our emergency response, and let us bring equal justice to New Yorkers during this crisis. Make a donation and support our fight for our clients.

You can also help us by starting your own fundraiser. Create a fundraiser through GoFundMe or Facebook, and let your family and friends know they can make a difference today.

Stay Informed

As New York City’s leading social justice law firm, we are working on the front-lines of this crisis to uphold the rights of New Yorkers. Regardless of the legal issue our clients face – immigration, housing, unemployment – we are taking a stand for those in need. Check out our news page for the latest stories, and follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram to meet some of the staff members who are making a difference during this crisis.

Resources for Clients

If you area currently a client of The Legal Aid Society, or if you are looking for legal help related to the COVID-19 pandemic, please go to our COVID-19 Resource Page. 

Keep Our City Healthy

Your gift today can make a difference for vulnerable New Yorkers. Make a donation now, and help us make our city a healthier and safer place for all.