groups that also work for social justice and legal equality
Bay Area Legal Aid (www.baylegal.org) - BayLegal’s mission is to provide meaningful access to the civil justice system through quality legal assistance regardless of aclient’s location, language or disability. BayLegal’s clients are low- and very low-income members of our communities. BayLegal’s clients are spread across our seven county service area, from San Francisco to Livermore, Gilroy to Napa. They include the working poor, seniors, veterans, people with disabilities.
California Women's Law Center (http://cwlc.org/) - The California Women’s Law Center breaks down barriers and advances the potential of women and girls through transformative litigation, policy advocacy and education.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (www.dredf.org) - The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF), founded in 1979, is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities.
Immigrant Legal Resource Center (http://www.ilrc.org/) - A national, non-profit resource center that provides legal trainings, educational materials, and advocacy to advance immigrant rights. The mission of the ILRC is to work with and educate immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to continue to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people.
Justice and Diversity Center (http://www.sfbar.org/jdc/) - Advances fairness and equality by providing pro bono legal services to low-income people and educational programs that foster diversity in the legal profession.