Provides high-quality legal assistance to low-income individuals and community groups in Brooklyn, New York.
Primary geographic focus: New York
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: BKA
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.
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCENews Story DW Gibson
June 11, 2015
Article detailing how landlords are turning public housing into a lucrative business, hurting renters in the process.
News Story Michael Gartland
New York Daily News
April 30, 2019
Ten tenants in three rent-regulated Brooklyn apartment buildings are suing their landlords with the help of Brooklyn Legal Services over "degrading" conditions.
News Story Marc Santora
New York Times (NYT)
April 5, 2013
Nominated to New York State's top court, Shelia Abdus-Salaam began her legal career as a staff attorney at East Brooklyn Legal Services, Corporation A (1977-1980).
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