BayLegal Honored as Lesher Foundation Non-Profit Partner

Categories: Fundraising, News, Publication
Lesher Foundation honors BayLegal
November 16, 2016 – Bay Area Legal Aid was honored this evening to be recognized as a Non-Profit Partner of the Lesher Foundation’s NEWSMAKERS: Lesher Speaker Series. Headlining the event was former Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder. The lecture was preceded by this video highlighting BayLegal’s work, with production donated by KTVU Fox 2.

Making a Difference: Eastside College Prep Student Interns

Categories: Fundraising, Get Involved, News
Eastside College Prep Interns 2016
Since 2012, Bay Area Legal Aid has provided internships to 13 Eastside College Prep students who make a difference not only in the office, but out in the world. Eastside College Prep grounds their students with a strong support system while connecting them to internships that make a difference. The career and alumni team ensure every student has …

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Spotlight on Safety

Categories: Client Story, Fundraising
Yan (right), seated with her attorney, shares her
advice to other survivors: “Be brave; speak up;
and seek help from organizations like BayLegal.”
Domestic Violence Prevention “I was in a very dark place,” Yan recalled of her first visit to Bay Area Legal Aid. Yan’s abusive ex had not only attacked her, but also hurt her one-year-old child, and her elderly mother. Yan had filed a temporary restraining order, but she was unable to afford an attorney and …

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