L.A. Justice Fund FAQs

 

LA Justice Fund: Frequently Asked Questions

 What is the LA Justice Fund?

The County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, together with the City of Los Angeles and philanthropic partners, established the “Los Angeles Justice Fund” to provide free legal representation to eligible immigrants facing deportation.

Who is eligible for the LA Justice Fund?

Applicants eligible for the LA Justice Fund must:

  • Be a resident of Los Angeles County
  • Have a household income below 200% Federal Poverty Level
  • Be at risk of imminent deportation

How do I apply to receive free legal representation from the LA Justice Fund?

Click HERE for a list of non-profit organizations to schedule your appointment.

How much is the LA Justice Fund and how many people will the fund serve?

Approximately $7.2 million has been pledged by LA Justice Fund partners at this time. Recruitment of new partners and fundraising is ongoing.

Because the LA Justice Fund is a new program, there is no historical data available.  However, all non-profit organizations granted money through the LA Justice Fund are required to submit regular reports on estimated cases served.  The County continues to monitor the program performance to ensure that the fund is used in the most effective and efficient way.

I would like to donate to the LA Justice Fund. Who should I contact?

Thank you very much for your generosity!  To make a secure, tax-deductible donation online, please visit: https://www.calfund.org/lajusticefund/ You may also send checks payable to the California Community Foundation.  Please indicate that your donation is for the LA Justice Fund. Checks should be mailed to:

California Community Foundation

221 S. Figueroa St., Suite 400

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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