Every day, in every borough, nonprofits
improve the lives of New Yorkers. To maximize nonprofits'
impact, Lawyers Alliance established five program
priorities. Each is an area in which nonprofits have
a critical role and our staff and volunteers have special
expertise. These priorities are
opportunity, housing and shelter, quality education, and urban health.
In addition, we have developed four special initiatives
to address emerging legal needs of the nonprofit sector:
relief, and navigating economic
Lawyers Alliance helps nonprofits to serve the poor and build
communities in all five boroughs of New York
City. Some of our clients focus on particular neighborhoods,
others serve multiple boroughs, and others have a significant
presence statewide, nationally and even internationally. The
map below shows the number of organizations represented by
Lawyers Alliance in each borough during the past two years.