Building Communities, Ensuring Opportunity & Achieving Justice

Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A’s purpose is to provide high-quality legal assistance to low-income individuals and community groups in Brooklyn. We view legal assistance in terms of community development, education, and mobilization, as well as traditional representation. To that end, we partner with and provide legal services to effective local grassroots organizations that have a demonstrated commitment to our common goal of social and economic justice. Questions? Contact us at (718)487-2300.

 

Latest Brooklyn A News

Brooklyn A's Shekar Krishnan Discusses Tenant Harassment with The Nation

Brooklyn A's Shekar Krishnan Discusses Tenant Harassment with The Nation

With the City's rent laws set to expire today and all eyes on Albany, Brooklyn A sat down with The Nation for an in-depth story on the urgent problem of tenant harassment. In "How to Dump Tenants and Make a Fortune," in this week's issue of The Nation, reporter[...]
Brooklyn A Congratulates Our Partner, Janie Whitney, Nominated for NY Daily News Hometown Heroes

Brooklyn A Congratulates Our Partner, Janie Whitney, Nominated for NY Daily News Hometown Heroes

Brooklyn A congratulates our partner and long-term Community and Economic Development (CED) Program client, Janie Whitney, founder and CEO of the Trey Whitfield School, who was nominated for a Daily News Hometown Heroes in Education Award. She is being recognized for her tireless efforts at the school, which[...]
Brooklyn A's Jessica Rose Selected to Receive Fordham Law School Award

Brooklyn A's Jessica Rose Selected to Receive Fordham Law School Award

Brooklyn A's Jessica Rose Selected to Receive Fordham Law School Award Jessica (Jessie) Rose, Director of Brooklyn A's Community and Economic Development (CED) Program, has been selected to receive the 2015 Stein Alumni "In the Service of Others" Award. The Award seeks to recognize graduates of Fordham University School of[...]
Brooklyn A Congratulates Our Partner, Arts East NY, on the Opening of  ReNew Lots!

Brooklyn A Congratulates Our Partner, Arts East NY, on the Opening of ReNew Lots!

Brooklyn A congratulates our partner Arts East New York (Arts ENY) on the opening of its reNew Lots, a pop-up marketplace and artist incubator in East New York, Brooklyn. The reNew Lots were designed and developed in direct response to community requests and engagement. Arts ENY, with[...]
Brooklyn A Responds to NY Magazine's "I Put in White Tenants" Article on BK Live

Brooklyn A Responds to NY Magazine's "I Put in White Tenants" Article on BK Live

On yesterday's episode of BK Live, the flagship news program of Brooklyn Independent Media, Shekar Krishnan, Director of Brooklyn A's Preserving Affordable Housing Program, Group Representation Unit sat down with journalist DW Gibson to discuss the issues of housing discrimination, displacement and tenant harassment in Brooklyn's gentrifying neighborhoods.  Gibson in[...]
Thank You for a Successful Ruckus for Justice

Thank You for a Successful Ruckus for Justice

Thank you to all who attended our inaugural Ruckus for Justice.  We had such a great time at Bedlam and raised money to provide high-quality, neighborhood based civil legal services to low-income individuals, families, community groups and nonprofit organizations.  We are looking forward to many more in the years to[...]

 
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