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People received legal advice and representation to access fair and affordable financial services and protect themselves from deceptive lending practices.

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People were able to keep their homes they otherwise would have lost to housing discrimination, illegal evictions or foreclosures.

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Victims of violence and their children escaped intimate partner abuse and were awarded $6.6 million in present and future support orders.

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BayLegal attorney Jia Min Cheng honored with Heroes and Hearts Award
16 February 2017

San Francisco, CA —  Jia Min Cheng, Legal Director of BayLegal’s San Francisco Medical-Legal Partnership (SFMLP) at the Children’s Health Center at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG), has been named a 2017 recipient of the Heroes and Hearts Award. Jia Min has led the SFMLP since 2011, helping ZSFG patients and their families overcome the legal obstacles …

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Love and Justice on Valentine’s Day
13 February 2017

While for some of us, Valentine’s Day conjures up thoughts of love and romance, for far too many people, February 14th can represent yet another day in an arduous struggle to escape an abusive relationship. Each year, Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) serves more than 15,000 individuals who have experienced domestic violence and/or sexual assault, …

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We Love Our Donors
13 February 2017

In 2016, BayLegal donors helped over 60,000 low-income Bay Area residents build safer, healthier, and more stable lives. Thank you for investing in a better Bay Area for all of us. Click here for a full list of donors who helped make justice real in 2016.