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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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In Memoriam: Anthony (Tony) White
3 August 2018

Anthony G. (Tony) White August 3, 1949 – June 30, 2018 Tony White was a leader in the social justice movement in the Bay Area, California, and throughout the country. He was one of the first legal aid attorneys to see the power of technology and seek ways to harness it to better serve our …

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Executive Director’s Blog: Looking Forward – Part III
31 July 2018

Looking Forward Leadership for Regional Impact In keeping with this column’s focus on BayLegal’s strategic work to strengthen our capacity to ensure we remain a social justice leader for our clients and our broader Bay Area community, I am pleased to announce that Ariella Hyman will be taking on a new position of Director of …

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BayLegal Stands United Against Hate
25 July 2018

United. Peaceful. Powerful. This was the atmosphere on Monday evening from the vantage point of our Oakland headquarters, located in the same building as Make Westing, where community members gathered to stand up against hatred and to demand justice for Nia Wilson, a young woman of color who was viciously murdered this past Sunday. BayLegal stands …

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