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 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[...]
NY Times Reports on Major Brooklyn A Victory that Restores Beloved Client to Her Home

NY Times Reports on Major Brooklyn A Victory that Restores Beloved Client to Her Home

Following a groundbreaking court decision, a Brooklyn A client returns home. Forced from her apartment because of extreme landlord harassment, she refused to give up despite immense suffering. Brooklyn A fought for three years to protect her rights. Today marks the culmination of that struggle. Thanks to the Group Representation Unit[...]
Brooklyn A Sounds Off on Tenant's Rights in Daily News Op-Ed

Brooklyn A Sounds Off on Tenant's Rights in Daily News Op-Ed

Check out the op-ed by Brooklyn A's Marty Needelman, Shekar Krishnan, and Samuel Chiera in today's New York Daily News.  It calls on our government to stop ignoring  landlords who force low-income families from their homes. In the article, they assert: "As important as the creation of new affordable housing is,[...]

 
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