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.

 

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Brooklyn A Winter Newsletter 2016

Brooklyn A Winter Newsletter 2016

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YPJ Docu-Series: The Domino Effect 2.25.16
Brooklyn A Welcomes Marcel L. Anderson to our Board of Directors

Brooklyn A Welcomes Marcel L. Anderson to our Board of Directors

Brooklyn A is proud to welcome Marcel L. Anderson of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP to our Board of Directors. Marcel L. Anderson joined Skadden's Real Estate group in 2013. Prior to that he worked as a Corporate Finance Associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and as an Associate[...]
Thursday, 2.25.16 Anti-Housing Discrimination Workshop

Thursday, 2.25.16 Anti-Housing Discrimination Workshop

Office Location | Ubicaciones de la oficina Shriver Tyler MacCrate Center for Justice 260 Broadway, Suite 2 Brooklyn, New York 11211 PHONE: (718) 487-2300 FAX: (718) 782-6790  [...]
You work, now let EITC work for you!

You work, now let EITC work for you!

For the last 40 years, the Earned Income Tax Credit has made life better for millions of workers. You may have extra money waiting for you. If you qualify and claim the credit, it could result in receiving as much as $6,242 from the IRS. Don’t be the one in five[...]
Brooklyn A's Adam Meyer's Testifies Against Proposed East New York Rezoning to City Planning Commission

Brooklyn A's Adam Meyer's Testifies Against Proposed East New York Rezoning to City Planning Commission

Earlier this month, Brooklyn A's Adam Meyers, Staff Attorney, Preserving Affordable Housing Program, Group Representation Unit, testified to the City Planning Commission against the suggested rezoning plan for East New York. The plan proposes to create affordable housing and mandates that 25% of all new housing built in the neighborhood[...]

 
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