Child Tax Credit Upcoming Deadline

Dear friends, Earlier this year, President Joe Biden extended the Child Tax Credit to include advance monthly payments to help families manage the financial challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Child Tax Credit is a crucial benefit. Families with…

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Make it happen

Dear friends, Lauro and Lupe came to the United States from Ecuador hoping to improve their family's lives. They sent their sons to the local public schools in Sunset Park, Brooklyn and taught them the value of a good education.…

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Protect Your Home

Dear friends, We are reaching out because we are either currently working with you or have previously worked with you or a family member. We know how important your home is to you and your loved ones. We want to…

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Leviathan

Dana makes a case for staying in the apartment where she lived and cared for her aunt Sheila. Dear friends, This is the story of how Dana avoided eviction from her apartment in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn. It shows why…

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In real life

Dear friends, In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brooklyn A expanded its virtual education efforts. But the fact remains that access to internet and a computer is limited for many individuals and families throughout New York City. We must acknowledge…

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Class of 2021

Dear friends, Brooklyn A is committed to providing high-quality, low-barrier legal services to traditionally marginalized communities, which means our work often requires all hands on deck. This summer, our Summer Intern Class of 2021 did just that and contributed valorously…

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Rent relief

Dear friends, Mass evictions loom over our city as the federal and state governments' eviction moratoria are due to expire and many questions remain on rent relief. In brief, the federal and New York eviction moratoria may be gone in…

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