Through the Special Immigrant Juvenile Status law, Immigration Center for Women & Children (ICWC) will assist undocumented children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected to become lawful permanent residents. Many at-risk children are missing out on this extremely important immigration benefit to which they are legally entitled.
Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center provides affordable legal representation in family law matters to low-income Los Angeles County families to ensure stability for children and their families in the face of legal difficulties. Our attorneys provide legal representation at court hearings and trials and they provide legal advice and counsel in cases impacting the safety and well being of children.
We use transformative justice and community intervention/peace building, FREE LA High School, know your rights, legal defense, and police and court monitoring to “starve the beast” – promoting safety in our schools, homes and neighborhoods without relying on law enforcement and lock-ups, preventing system contact, and pulling people out of the system. We use direct action organizing, advocacy, political education, and activist arts to agitate, expose, and pressure the people in charge in order to upset power and bring about change.
The primary goals of A New Way of Life’s legal programs are to increase employment opportunities for people with past convictions by helping people clean up their criminal records and challenge unfair employment discrimination. Through advocacy, we work to expand the legal protections for workers with past convictions, enforce the protective laws that already exist, and educate employers and job seekers about the law.
Our Advocates work with doctors to improve individual and community health, help families maintain income security during tough economic times, save homes and protect our neighborhoods, help survivors of domestic violence and victims of special crimes, and engage in high-impact legal advocacy that leads to systemic change. Read more
Learning Rights Law Center is a legal services nonprofit that fights for a child’s right to education. Learning Rights assists low-income families by providing free legal counsel and advice, advocacy, direct representation, education, training and policy work. Click here to learn more about programs.
The LAW Project of Los Angeles can help you address your criminal record in the following ways: review your records, attend an Expungement Workshop, Reducing a Felony to a Misdemeanor- 17(b) Wobblers, offer advice and counsel on Certificates of Rehabilitation, and juvenile record sealing.
DRLC’s legal services directly fill the needs of a diverse client community. We focus on the most pressing issues that challenge the civil rights of people with disabilities. These issues include:Elimination of Poverty and Unemployment of People with Disabilities, Access to Government Services, Reducing Cancer Survivorship, Disparities, Legal Clinical Teaching, and Continuing Education of Lawyers,Strategic Alliances, Amicus Briefs, International Disability Rights, and Veterans with Disabilities
SCLARC contracts with the State Department of Developmental Services (DDS) to coordinate services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. One of our goals is to ensure that individuals who are eligible to receive services (consumers) are assisted in living the highest quality life possible in their communities.