Let's Make Justice Real Together

COVID-19 has affected every American, but the ramifications have been worst for our most vulnerable neighbors. And COVID-19 problems can turn into legal problems quickly. Without legal help, our neighbors will be forced to deal with the unemployment system, Medicaid, eviction, domestic violence, debt collectors, and more, all alone. We can give them the legal help they need by supporting Legal Aid:

  • Every $370 we raise staffs a Legal Aid attorney for a day
  • Every $1,850 we raise staffs a Legal Aid attorney for a week

Even in the best of times, low-income DC residents struggle to be treated fairly by the justice system. Unlike in criminal cases, there is no right to representation in civil cases. For example, fewer than 15% of the 30,000 tenants sued for eviction in DC every year are represented by an attorney. 

Please help us meet our team goal for this year's Making Justice Real Campaign, which is the next evolution of Legal Aid's Generous Associates Campaign. We can make sure that our neighbors in DC get the legal help they need, when they need it.

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  • Kelley Drye Last month $23,048.25
  • Paul Rosenthal June 2021 $10,000.00
  • Kathleen Cannon June 2021 $5,145.00
  • Christie Thompson Huge thanks to everyone at Legal Aid for the amazing work that changed so many lives in the last crazy year and to our colleagues at Kelley Drye for their big hearts and generosity. June 2021 $5,000.00
  • Alysa Hutnik July 2021 $1,850.00
  • Anonymous Last month $1,029.00
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  • Michael Lynch July 2021 $500.00
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  • aaron haberman July 2021 $380.73
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