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 Applauds Indictment of Landlords Joel and Aaron Israel

Brooklyn A Applauds Indictment of Landlords Joel and Aaron Israel

Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced yesterday the arrest and indictment of brothers Joel and Aaron Israel, landlords who own and manage several properties in North Brooklyn. The brothers became notorious in 2014 following allegations that they had deliberately destroyed buildings under their management in a scheme to force low-income[...]
Fair & Affordable Housing Town Hall 4/30 @ 6pm

Fair & Affordable Housing Town Hall 4/30 @ 6pm

Join Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A and Churches United For Fair Housing for a: Fair & Affordable Housing Town Hall Thursday, April 30th 6 pm – 8 pm Brooklyn Borough Hall 209 Joralemon St. Brooklyn NY 11201 [...]
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Brooklyn A Applauds Mayor DeBlasio's Commitment to Increase Anti-Harassment Legal Services Funding

Brooklyn A Applauds Mayor DeBlasio's Commitment to Increase Anti-Harassment Legal Services Funding

In Wednesday's State of the City Address, Mayor de Blasio focused his remarks on the City's desperate need for more affordable housing and added detail to his administration's laudable housing plan released last year. Importantly, noting that the protection of tenants "isn't just the moral thing to do" but a[...]
Low Income Tax Clinic

Low Income Tax Clinic

Brooklyn A is starting a new Low Income Tax Clinic to for income-eligible taxpayers to resolve legal issues with the IRS.  Appointments available Monday- Wednesday, during the day or evening.   [...]
Brooklyn A and CUP Collaborate to Raise Succession Rights Awareness

Brooklyn A and CUP Collaborate to Raise Succession Rights Awareness

Brooklyn A is honored to be selected as this year's advocacy organization by The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) for their "Making Policy Public" series, a citywide competition.  This partnership focuses on increasing awareness around tenant succession rights in affordable housing.  Brooklyn A's Group Representation Unit will work with CUP[...]

 
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