Since a group of law students from Santa Clara University founded the Asian Law Alliance to provide legal assistance to the Asian Pacific Islander communities over three decades ago, the Asian Law Alliance, a non-profit organization, has become the cornerstone …
Tenants Together is a nonprofit organization dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of California tenants to safe, decent and affordable housing. As California’s only statewide renters’ rights organization, Tenants Together works to improve the lives of California’s tenants through …
The Beat Within conducts weekly conversation and writing workshops within Bay Area juvenile halls. Our volunteers, or facilitators, are the ambassadors of The Beat program withing the halls, conducting the workshops and encouraging the youth to participate and write.
For ninety years in Northern California, people have trusted the International Institutes to give fair, accurate, and low cost legal advice on more than fifty USCIS federal government procedures that can move you and your families toward becoming US citizens, …
The Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center is crafting an opportunity to connect more deeply with the needs and values of the people in Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Pleasant Hill and Concord to build a culture of peace. The Center plans …
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program is a nationally-based organization that provides one-on-one court advocacy to abused, neglected and abandoned children who are dependents of juvenile court.
Get On The Bus brings children and their guardians/caregivers from throughout the state of California to visit their mothers and fathers in prison.
The Volunteer Program (VOLT-Volunteer Opportunities and Leadership Training) was developed as a complement to the San Jose Police Department’s Community Policing Strategy. By utilizing volunteers and college interns to enhance existing police services, the program has become firmly integrated into …
The Center for Youth Development through Law (CYDL), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was founded in 1999. We operate in cooperation with the U.C. Berkeley School of Law and its Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice, although we are funded …
Access to legal advocacy is critical to ensuring that Bay Area residents living in poverty understand and assert their rights to create stability for themselves and their families. Each year BayLegal’s services benefit 70,000 Bay Area residents.