Displacement Silicon Valley’s explosive growth means increased rents, a high cost of living, and limited housing options, making it difficult for many families to maintain stability.
Barriers to Opportunity A variety of circumstances, including not speaking English, being disabled, or living on a limited income, makes it difficult to access resources and information.
A Complex Legal System The U.S. legal system is difficult to navigate alone and often requires a lawyer. Some people have the resources and know-how to hire the legal help they need while others do not.
Ensuring Access to Justice We use the law as a tool for change in matters dealing with housing, children and youth, or physical and mental health, to ensure everyone has access to opportunities regardless of their circumstances.
Addressing Systemic Inequalities We address the root cause of ongoing issues of poverty, discrimination and neglect by advocating for policy changes that put long-term solutions in place.
Inventive Problem Solving Our comprehensive approach includes direct legal advocacy, social work help, and litigation and we often rely on our deep, long-standing partnerships with other organizations to find the best solutions for each client.
You can ensure access to justice for thousands of low-income families facing life-changing legal issues.
Michelle was at her wit's end when she found the Law Foundation. Her son Kingston was having a hard time at school due to past trauma and the school district wasn't meeting his needs under the law. See how our Medical Legal Partnership team worked with Kingston's doctors and the school district to ensure his rights to an adequate education.