Building Communities, Ensuring Opportunity & Achieving Justice

Brooklyn A’s mission is to advance social and economic justice and community empowerment through innovative, collaborative, neighborhood-based legal representation and advocacy. We assist individuals, families, not-for-profit community-based organizations (CBOs), community development corporations (CDCs), and coalitions in sustaining and developing vibrant, healthy communities.

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Latest Brooklyn A News

Brooklyn A Assists Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation in Acquisition of Site

Brooklyn A Assists Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation in Acquisition of Site

On October 6, 2016, Brooklyn A's Community and Economic Development (CED) Program closed on a private property acquisition for our long-term client, Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation (CHCCC). The acquisition of the approximately 10,972 sq. ft. vacant building, located at 3285-3287 Fulton Street, comes at a critical time. Cypress Hills/East New York[...]
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Not For Us! The BTCC Shuts Down Pfizer Plant Development Meeting

On Wednesday night, September 21, 2016, Brooklyn Legal Services Corp. A. participated in a protest against a Pfizer plant rezoning proposal that upended a City Planning public scoping session. The rally was led by Broadway Triangle Community Coalition (BTCC), a coalition of over 40 community partners, including Brooklyn A, that[...]
Greenpoint Residents Return Home After Nearly Three Year Displacement

Greenpoint Residents Return Home After Nearly Three Year Displacement

On October 5, 2016, the long-term tenants of 300 Nassau Avenue in Greenpoint celebrated their return home after having been displaced for almost three years at the hands of their landlords, Joel and Aaron Israel. They were welcomed home by representatives from Brooklyn A, St. Nicks Alliance, and the City[...]
Brooklyn A Testifies in Support of Right to Counsel Bill

Brooklyn A Testifies in Support of Right to Counsel Bill

Earlier this week, Brooklyn A was in attendance at New York City Council’s public hearing concerning Intro 214-A, which aims to provide legal representation for low-income New Yorkers with eviction and foreclosure issues in Housing Court. If passed, Intro 214-A would provide representation to New Yorkers living at or below[...]
Brooklyn A Spring 2016 Newsletter
Brooklyn A's Joshua Hoffman Named One of  New York Nonprofit Media's  2016 40 Under Forty Rising Stars

Brooklyn A's Joshua Hoffman Named One of New York Nonprofit Media's 2016 40 Under Forty Rising Stars

Brooklyn A's very own Joshua Hoffman, Esq., has been selected as one of New York Nonprofit Media's '40 Under Forty Rising Stars'; which recognizes rising stars in the nonprofit sector. The recognition ceremony will take place on Thursday, July 21st at Capital Grille, in Manhattan. Joshua has been with Brooklyn A since[...]

 
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