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NYLAG Fights For Fair & Equal Access to Justice
Founded in 1990, NYLAG is a leading civil legal services organization combatting economic, racial, and social injustice by advocating for people experiencing poverty or in crisis.
Combatting social, racial, and economic injustice
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people impacted by our services last year
community sites across NYC where we offer services
tenants & homeowners represented, resulting in thousands of people keeping their homes
immigrants served, including for asylum claims & deportation defense
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"Instead of starting with the assumption that unhoused New Yorkers should just accept whatever they can get, we need to truly understand the reasons why they are struggling to begin with."