The Law Belongs to All of Us

A person’s ability to enforce important civil rights should not depend on their income.
We’re an award-winning nonprofit working to create the country’s first system of universal access to legal representation and prove that justice for everyone is possible.

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Closed Cases Since We Opened on Jan. 7, 2013

Evictions Prevented & Families Housed

Thousands of Dollars in Awards and Settlements

Thousands of Dollars in Discharged Debt

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We publish a sample of our live cases as sponsorships to help people understand the kinds of issues our clients deal with on a daily basis. By sponsoring a case, we’ll provide you with updates on how it resolves.

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    Sharon was forced at gunpoint to unlawfully leave her home by her landlord

    Sharon worked for years as Mr. Jackson’s cleaner and caretaker. But when Mr. Jackson died, his family turned on her. Their attacks escalated from increasing her rent to evicting her unlawfully at gunpoint. Now homeless, jobless, and sick, Sharon is looking for justice.

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    $350.00 donated of $1,800.00 goal

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    Monique was brutally beaten by her neighbor in front of her children.

    It was a normal morning for Monique and her kids. They were rushing off to school when suddenly a neighbor blocked their path bearing a baseball bat. What unfolded would traumatize their family for months ahead. Healing starts now.

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    $640.00 donated of $640.00 goal

  3. felipe

    23-year-old Felipe is a full-time employed student facing an eviction

    Felipe filed the necessary paperwork to renew his lease but when his paperwork was lost, at no fault of his own, he was given a 14-day eviction notice instead.

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    $0.00 donated of $600.00 goal

  1. DSC_0041

    Sharon was forced at gunpoint to unlawfully leave her home by her landlord

    Sharon worked for years as Mr. Jackson’s cleaner and caretaker. But when Mr. Jackson died, his family turned on her. Their attacks escalated from increasing her rent to evicting her unlawfully at gunpoint. Now homeless, jobless, and sick, Sharon is looking for justice.

    Read More

    • 19.44%

    $350.00 donated of $1,800.00 goal

  2. Blue light flasher atop of a police car. City lights on the background.

    Monique was brutally beaten by her neighbor in front of her children.

    It was a normal morning for Monique and her kids. They were rushing off to school when suddenly a neighbor blocked their path bearing a baseball bat. What unfolded would traumatize their family for months ahead. Healing starts now.

    Read More

    • 100.00%

    $640.00 donated of $640.00 goal

  3. felipe

    23-year-old Felipe is a full-time employed student facing an eviction

    Felipe filed the necessary paperwork to renew his lease but when his paperwork was lost, at no fault of his own, he was given a 14-day eviction notice instead.

    Read More

    • 0.00%

    $0.00 donated of $600.00 goal

Our Model

 

Universal Access

We believe every person, of any income, should be able to enforce all their civil rights under law.

Place-Based

We focus on the highest need neighborhoods of Southeast San Francisco

Direct Services

We directly provide legal representation to low-income residents in over 35 areas of law.

Community Development

We build local wealth by giving everyone an opportunity to be an owner in Bayview.


We rely on people like you to help ensure everyone can enforce their rights

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What’s New

Introducing Alejandra!

Introducing Alejandra!

Meet Alejandra! Meet Alejandra, our new Consumer Law Attorney. Alejandra came to us from Catholic Charities where she worked with women and children impacted by chronic illness and homelessness. Previously, she worked in public health law and policy, education policy,...
Join Us at Our Annual Gala, November 10

Join Us at Our Annual Gala, November 10

On Thursday, November 10, Bayview/Hunters Point Community Legal will be celebrating its annual winter gala at the historic Bayview Opera House with 300 friends and supporters.

We hope to see you there!