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 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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Poverty as a New Protected Class

By: Caroline Iosso, Fair Housing Advocate. Since their inception, fair housing laws have aimed to integrate populations and persons of different ethnicities and races. These laws exist in order to promote equal access to housing opportunity and to ensure that landlords and real estate agents cannot pick and choose who lives[...]
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Structural Violence: Discrimination in Housing

By: Justina Walker, Legal Advocate Imagine working for ten to twelve hours every day, seven days a week. You’re exhausted. It is in part physical, but extends far beyond that. It is not normal, for those who come from more privileged backgrounds, but it has become your normal. The exhaustion you[...]
Thomas McC. Souther Named Chair of Brooklyn A Board of Directors

Thomas McC. Souther Named Chair of Brooklyn A Board of Directors

Brooklyn A is proud to announce the appointment of Thomas McC. Souther as Chair of our Board of Directors. Souther is a partner in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP's New York office. He received his J.D. in 1984 from Fordham University School of Law.[...]
Queens Homeowners: Attend a Workshop to Learn About Your Homeownership Rights on May 17th

 
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