Beyond Legal Aid

Beyond Legal Aid

BEYOND LEGAL AID “Instead of lawyers having power and being in charge, we want to put communities in charge and give them the power typically reserved for attorneys.”   – Lam Nguyen Ho, Executive Director & Founder of Beyond Legal Aid What We Do Community-Driven...
Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project “It is important to give people the resources to fight their own cases if needed but also to refer them to attorneys where possible…Not having an attorney can be a death sentence because the immigration system is so opaque.”  ...
Grassroots Leadership

Grassroots Leadership

Grassroots Leadership “The power of a community is greater than the power of a single person”   – Maria Lopez, Community Base Member   What We Do Accompaniment Grassroots Leadership believes that solidarity means showing up and walking alongside community...
New Sanctuary Coalition

New Sanctuary Coalition

New Sanctuary Coalition “As a Coalition, we resist the unjust global and systemic economic relationships and racism that create undue hardship for immigrants. We seek reform of United States immigration laws to promote fairness, social and economic justice.”   – New...
NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs What We Do Community Paralegals MOIA trains Community Navigators and supports the Rapid Response Legal Collaborative – programs which train community members to become first responders and offer legal and social...