CLSJ Summer 2014 Newsletter
IMMIGRATION LAW PROGRAM COMPLETES ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR ASSISTING IMMIGRANTS
New York City is home to 3.07 million immigrants, many of whom need immigration legal services for themselves and their families. In fiscal year 2014, the Center for Law and Social Justice received grants totaling $25,000 from the New York City Council to support the Immigration Law Program. The grants required the Center to provide free legal counseling and representation to at least 75 clients, and file at least 35 applications and petitions. Clients were seen on Thursdays from 10:00am to 5:00pm at our 1534 Bedford Avenue office in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Our Mission Statement
The Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ) is a community-based
legal organization that specializes in addressing racial justice
issues. CLSJ provides quality legal advocacy, trainings, and research
services in a personal manner to people of African descent and the
Our Vision Statement
The Center for Law and Social Justice's vision is to be a resource
for the liberation of African people in order to achieve a world
that will equally distribute societies and natures wealth to everyone,
such that they are able to realize their highest creative potential
and enjoy their cultural, economic, political, and social rights.
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