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Legal Link

Oakland, CA, United States
Joined March 2016

Legal Link removes legal barriers that prolong poverty by adding critically needed capacity to the legal ecosystem.

Presence in: United States
Focus: Access to Information, Generalist Legal Services, Housing & Sanitation, Traditional / Customary Justice

Legal Link supports non-lawyer staff at existing community-based organizations by equipping them with the confidence, competence, and training to address their clients’ legal challenges that present obstacles to self-sufficiency.

People Associated With This Organization

Kate Richardson

United States  
Legal Link
Joined April 2012
Interests: Family, Generalist Legal Services, Health, Housing & Sanitation, Women's Rights
I am the Co-Executive Director of Legal Link, a California-based nonprofit working to create and support a new frontline of community legal navigators. Legal Link's mission is to remove legal barriers that prolong poverty by adding critically needed capacity to the legal ecosystem. We embed legal navigation support in community-based settings by training and supporting partners to identify legal issues, surface unmet legal needs, and access legal protections.

As a former Namati team member, I have dedicated my legal career to supporting innovative models that work to close the access to justice gap for communities experiencing poverty.

Sacha Steinberger

United States  
Legal Link
Joined March 2016
Interests: Access to Information, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Labor & Employment, Other, Traditional / Customary Justice
I am the Founder + Co-Executive Director of Legal Link, a California-based nonprofit working to create and support a new frontline of community legal navigators. Legal Link's mission is to remove legal barriers that prolong poverty by adding critically needed capacity to the legal ecosystem. We embed legal navigation support in community-based settings by training and supporting partners to identify legal issues, surface unmet legal needs, and access legal protections.

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