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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    As Ava battles Alzheimers and Dementia, her biggest fight is with her family as they take advantage of her.

    Ava* thought she had finally achieved the American dream. In 1998 she bought a new home in Bayview and made grand plans to retire in it. Unfortunately, Alzheimer's and Dementia have severely altered those plans.

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    $0.00 donated

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    Grace escaped from her abusive partner only to become trapped in a terrible housing situation.

    When Grace fled from Jackson's apartment, she was willing to take whatever living situation she could afford. Three years later, she was trapped in a room without heat, electricity, or access to running water.

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    • 115.74%

    $1,250.00 donated of $1,080.00 goal

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    Li Na beat her breast cancer, but lost her job in the process. Help her win it back.

    100 years ago, a breast cancer diagnosis was a death sentence. Luckily for Li Na*, she was able to get her cancer treated. All it cost her was her job.

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    • 50.78%

    $325.00 donated of $640.00 goal

  1. 23502732659_63621d9427_b

    As Ava battles Alzheimers and Dementia, her biggest fight is with her family as they take advantage of her.

    Ava* thought she had finally achieved the American dream. In 1998 she bought a new home in Bayview and made grand plans to retire in it. Unfortunately, Alzheimer's and Dementia have severely altered those plans.

    Read More

    $0.00 donated

  2. 542523119_11ca786288_o

    Grace escaped from her abusive partner only to become trapped in a terrible housing situation.

    When Grace fled from Jackson's apartment, she was willing to take whatever living situation she could afford. Three years later, she was trapped in a room without heat, electricity, or access to running water.

    Read More

    • 115.74%

    $1,250.00 donated of $1,080.00 goal

  3. 5057838035_f579d56182_b

    Li Na beat her breast cancer, but lost her job in the process. Help her win it back.

    100 years ago, a breast cancer diagnosis was a death sentence. Luckily for Li Na*, she was able to get her cancer treated. All it cost her was her job.

    Read More

    • 50.78%

    $325.00 donated of $640.00 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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