Where your story becomes our shared fight for justice.

NYLAG fights for fair and equal access to justice

We provide free legal services, financial counseling, and engage in policy advocacy to help people experiencing poverty. Our clients strive to build better lives for themselves, families, and communities. We are proud to join them in their fight for justice.

Our Focus Areas

Social Justice
Economic Justice
Impact Litigation
Policy Advocacy
Community Education & Partnerships
Pro Bono Engagement & Volunteerism

The Latest

Run with Team NYLAG in the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon

We're proud to be a charity partner for the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon. We invite you to join our team and run for justice on November 1st, 2020!

NYC Parents of Special Needs Students File Class-action Suit over Special Education Court Delays

NYLAG’s Co-Director, Danielle Tarantolo, criticizes the DOE and justifies why this class-action lawsuit was inevitable.

Student Advocates Challenge DeVos’ Borrower Defense Rule

On behalf of NYLAG, student advocates file lawsuit against the Department of Education's new borrower defense rule. NYLAG's Co-Director, Jane Greengold provides her statement.

Our Impact


people impacted by our services last year


community sites across NYC where we offer services


housing & foreclosure cases resulted in thousands of people keeping their homes


immigration cases handled last year, from asylum claims to deportation defense

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More News

[Report] Why NYC’s Homeless Community Needs Medical Respite

With the pressing need in NYC to address challenges of homeless New Yorkers with serious medical conditions, the Coalition for Housing and Health and NYLAG'S LegalHealth Divison developed a model of medical respite and determine next steps.

NYLAG Submits Concerns about the Proposed Medicaid Cuts in the Executive Budget

NYLAG submits testimony regarding the controversial proposed medicaid cuts in the 2020-2021 Executive Budget.

Testimony Examining how the Department of Veterans Affairs Supports Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma

NYLAG attorney, Samantha Kubek testifies at a congressional hearing to challenge how military sexual trauma is addressed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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