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Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles is a legal aid society based in Los Angeles, CA that was founded in 1929. As of 2019 they had $19 million in revenue and $28 million in assets.

In 2013, LAFLA served over 75,000 poor and low-income people by providing legal assistance and case management services in over 12,000 client matters benefiting 31,080 people (including more than 13,000 children in client households) and also provided...

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Program areas at Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Housing, Communities & Eviction Defense: Addresses systems change through litigation, policy and education aimed at creating and preserving affordable housing and homeownership opportunities; Increases economic power; Preserves civil rights; Seeks environmental justice on behalf of poor and low-income residents; Partners with community-based organizations to build healthy, economically vibrant neighborhoods. Eviction Defense Center: Provides free direct representation for indigent individuals and families facing eviction; Negotiates with landlords to ensure families can stay in their homes; Defends residents of public housing and Section 8 voucher holders against losing their housing or housing subsidy; Helps clients living in uninhabitable conditions to get reductions in rent. This program worked on 6,146 cases.

Supporting Families: Helps survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault get restraining orders, divorces, child custody, visitation and support; Secures the return of concealed and abducted children; Supports torture victims seeking asylum in the United States with the immigration process; Represents survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assaults and other serious crimes to obtain protection and permanent residency; Offers legal help to families facing health crises and domestic violence through the Greater Long Beach Medical-Legal Partnership; Protects vulnerable unaccompanied children throughout the immigration process; Provides comprehensive case management to victims of domestic violence and survivors of torture. This program worked on 2,532 cases.

Economic Stability: Assists vulnerable populations in obtaining and maintaining critical safety net benefits that helps them get food, housing, medical care or services such as child care, job training and other services to remove barriers to employment; Fights wage theft, wrongful terminations and discriminatory employment practices; Removes barriers to employment related to criminal records so that individuals can become or stay employed; Discharges student loans based on disability or school fraud. This Workgroup worked on 1,476 cases.

Form 990s for Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Nov 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 30, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 25, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Sep 29, 2015990View PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Total grants, contributions, etc.$16,859,889
Program services$2,061,067
Investment income and dividends$219,290
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$74,838
Total revenues$19,215,084

Vendors for Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Harrington Group CPAs LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-04-22
█████████Content management system software2020-03-01
████████Fundraising software2020-03-01
████ █████████ ██Marketing$310,8182017-12-01
███ ███████Consulting$222,7062017-12-01
███████ ███████████It Support$106,1002017-12-01
████████ ██████ ████ █████████Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Participant loan processing$14,3532016-12-31
█████████ ███████ ████████Insurance agent or broker$3,4682016-12-31
...and five more vendors

Personnel at Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Vincent RodriguezChief Financial Officer-June 15, 2020
Hamid JahangardChief Development and Marketing Director-June 15, 2020
████ ██████Director of Strategic Projects / Chief Development and Marketing Director / Chief Devel and Marketing D$148,690June 15, 2020
████ ██████Chief Development and Marketing Director-Sept. 28, 2018
██████ ██ ███████Executive Director$216,242June 15, 2020
█████ ████████Director of Fiscal Management / Director of Finance$120,245June 15, 2020
███████ ██ ██████████Director of Information and Technology-June 15, 2020
███████ ███████Director of Litigation and Policy / Dir Litigation and Policy$167,487June 15, 2020
████ ██████Director of Human Resources-June 15, 2020
████████ ██████Director of Legal Trainings and Professional Development / Deputy Director / Managing Attorney$133,117June 15, 2020
...and 14 more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

1California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA)501(c)(3)$15 millionOakland, CA
2Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles (NLS-LA)501(c)(3)$16 millionGlendale, CA
3Inner City Law Center (ICLC)501(c)(3)$10 millionLos Angeles, CA
4Legal Services of Northern California501(c)(3)$10 millionSacramento, CA
5Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers (LADL)501(c)(3)$29 millionMonterey Park, CA
6The Justice and Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco (JDC)501(c)(3)$7.6 millionSan Francisco, CA
7Inland Counties Legal Services (ICLS)501(c)(3)$8.6 millionRiverside, CA
8Central California Legal Services501(c)(3)$7.2 millionFresno, CA
9Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto501(c)(3)$4.8 millionEast Palo Alto, CA
10Bet Tzedek501(c)(3)$11 millionLos Angeles, CA
11Legal Aid at Work501(c)(3)$6.0 millionSan Francisco, CA
12Centro Legal De La Raza501(c)(3)$8.2 millionOakland, CA
13CHILDREN'S Law Center of California (CLC)501(c)(3)$40 millionMonterey Park, CA
14Bay Area Legal Aid501(c)(3)$18 millionOakland, CA
15Legal Aid Society of Orange County501(c)(3)$8.9 millionSanta Ana, CA
16Law Foundation of Silicon Valley501(c)(3)$11 millionSan Jose, CA
17East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC)501(c)(3)$8.4 millionBerkeley, CA
18Community Legal Aid (CLA)501(c)(3)$10 millionWorcester, MA
19Connecticut Legal Services (CLS)501(c)(3)$14 millionMiddletown, CT
20Legal Aid of Western Michigan501(c)(3)$5.2 millionGrand Rapids, MI
21Mobilization for Justice (MFY)501(c)(3)$14 millionNew York, NY
22The Children's Law Center501(c)(3)$10 millionBrooklyn, NY
23New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)501(c)(3)$29 millionNew York, NY
24Legal Assistance Foundation (LAF)501(c)(3)$15 millionChicago, IL
25Neighborhood Legal Services501(c)(3)$5.2 millionBuffalo, NY