"The luxury high-rises along Lake Merritt are a sign of the times. We organized. We turned out hundreds to call for affordable housing at City meetings but it was Public Advocates that helped to arm us with one of our strongest tools-- the law."
~East 12th Coalition
It’s time to create a more just and livable world with affordable and thriving communities.
We challenge the systemic causes of poverty and racial discrimination by strengthening community voices in public policy and achieving tangible legal victories advancing education, housing and transit equity.
Quality Education & Financing
Striving to ensure children receive a quality education that will prepare them for college, careers and the future.
We’ve been called “the small but noisy law firm.” We take that as a compliment– as long as noisy means standing up for our clients, being willing to ruffle a few feathers and getting results way out of proportion to the size of our staff or budget.
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