Our Partners

BayLegal Launches Our 2022 Annual Fund Campaign

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This week, BayLegal launches the public phase of our 2022 Partners In Justice Annual Campaign, and invites our readers and social media followers to renew your commitments as donors—or to make this commitment for the first time. In previous years, BayLegal has launched the public campaign between Thanksgiving and the winter holidays. This year, the …

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BayLegal Publishes Our 2021 Annual Report

Categories: Announcements, eNewsletter Story, Executive Director blog, Fundraising, Homepage, News, Publication
Dear Partners In Justice, Thank you for your partnership and support of our critical work with low-income communities throughout the Bay Area toward a more just society for all! The publication today of our 2021 Annual Report stands as a compelling reminder to all of us at BayLegal of what your support means for our …

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Napa County Women Lawyers (NCWL) launches 2021 fundraiser for Bay Area Legal Aid

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BayLegal’s gratitude goes out to Napa County Women Lawyers (NCWL), who today launched an online fundraising page in support of Bay Area Legal Aid. For many years NCWL and its members have provided community partnership, volunteer support, advocacy, and fundraising support for legal services in Napa County, first in partnership with Legal Aid of Napa …

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A Special Thank You to Our Supporters in the Private Bar

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a scale in which both sides are equal
During these challenging times, BayLegal’s law firm donors are crucial in allowing us to continue protecting our clients’ fundamental rights to housing, healthcare, safety, and economic stability. We want to especially thank the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, whose campaign kick-off donation every January provides indispensable momentum for our law firm fundraising. This year …

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BayLegal’s 2020 Annual Campaign Launches: A Note from Our Executive Director

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Genevieve Richardson, Executive Director
Dear friends and supporters of Bay Area Legal Aid,   As we launch BayLegal’s 2020 Annual Campaign, I am so grateful that with your support we are able to address the critical needs of our clients.  As the public health and economic stresses intensify and deepen our clients face increased housing instability, exposure to predatory lending …

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Announcing BayLegal’s 2019 Giving Campaign

Categories: Fundraising, Homepage, News, Other
Genevieve Richardson, Executive Director
Announcing BayLegal’s 2019 Giving Campaign   Dear supporter of BayLegal, Every year at this time, I am struck by the depth of commitment of the individuals and communities that stand behind Bay Area Legal Aid. Fall and winter mark the “public” phase of our annual fundraising campaign, and gives me an opportunity to reflect on …

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2017-18 Annual Report (updated)

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Our Shared Accomplishments for Equal Justice Our 2017-18 Annual Report tells the story of the scope, depth, and commitment of our work for equal justice: the hundreds of thousands of lives changed through BayLegal’s representation and our impact strategies; the lasting victories for fair housing, healthcare access, family safety and stability, and a functioning social …

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June 10th Derby Brunch Wins Big for Bay Area Legal Aid!

Categories: Fundraising, News, Recognition
BayLegal was the beneficiary of a special fundraiser on June 10th, held at the Rubino Estates Winery in Pleasanton. This Derby-themed brunch party, presented to us as a generous gift by Valerie Fenchel of Fenchel Family Law, and her parents Rick and Karen Fenchel, raised more than $10,000 to support BayLegal’s domestic violence prevention services. …

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The Venable Foundation, Inc. Awards $150,000 Impact Grant

Categories: News, Recognition
The Venable Foundation, Inc., the philanthropic arm of the law firm Venable LLP, has announced this week an impact grant of $150,000 to benefit Bay Area Legal Aid in support of relief efforts in the aftermath of last month’s devastating wildfires. “There is great need in our local communities, particularly by the poor and the …

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2016 Annual Report

Categories: News, Publication, Recognition

Working Together for Justice Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) ensures fairness in the civil justice system for the most vulnerable members of our community. Our 2016 Annual Report highlights some of the exciting changes to our work over the past year. 2016 Annual Report Download – 2016 Annual Report

Introducing the Justice Heroes

Categories: Fundraising, News
At Bay Area Legal Aid, Justice Heroes are all around us. They’re our clients, like Noor, who stand up for their rights and protect their health, their homes, and their families. They’re our attorneys, like Lisa, who are on the front lines helping people in crisis regain self-sufficiency. And they’re people just like you who …

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Donor Spotlight: Oakland-based photographer Pam Torno

Categories: Fundraising, News
black and white Oakland skyline with Bay Bridge in the background
From Oakland, With Love Throughout the month of May, Oakland-based photographer Pam Torno is the “Artist of the Month” at Rosenblum Cellars, and she’s generously donating all of the proceeds from her art sales to BayLegal. “I support Bay Area Legal Aid because I believe in equal access to the justice system, regardless of income level, …

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