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Urban Justice Center

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

Urban Justice Center is a legal aid society based in New York, NY that was founded in 1987. As of 2019 they had $37 million in revenue and $36 million in assets.

The corporation was established to engage in legal advocacy on behalf of the homeless, indigent, disenfranchised and those members of the general public who have been deprived of civil and economic rights. The Urban Justice Center serves new york city...

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Program areas at Urban Justice Center

The community development project (cdp) provided low-income new yorkers legal services in housing, employment, immigration, and consumer debt and supported community organizing work, closing 1,300+ cases. The community development project (cdp) provided legal services related to the essentials of life for 515 low-income people struggling with employment or consumer-debt subsistence income issues, 732 people in need of immigration assistance, and 3351 low-income tenants or tenant groups. Additionally, cdp handled 175 transactional matters for community- or low-income-based groups.

The domestic violence project (dvp), which works with victims of domestic abuse city-wide, irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, religion, or citizenship status, closed approximately 2,100 cases. The domestic violence project (dvp) through collaborative effort with a local student run medical clinic, has been successful in obtaining free medical exams performed and certified by a uscis approved civil surgeon for lpr applications. Dvp has also aligned themselves with a robust group for survivors of intimate partner violence to address issues as identified by the group of survivors with an additional goal of creating partnership and support among the survivors. They have also created a strong linkage with hostos to provide advancement and ultimate employment opportunities for survivors to obtain self-sufficiency and ability to create a life defined by them.

The international refugee assistance project (irap) organizes law students and lawyers to develop and enforce a set of legal and human rights for refugees and displaced persons. We serve persecuted individuals and empower human rights leaders by mobilizing direct legal services.

Form 990s for Urban Justice Center

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Aug 10, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Aug 17, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 25, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 4, 2016990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Urban Justice Center

Total grants, contributions, etc.$36,067,486
Program services$875,997
Investment income and dividends$135,221
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$214,061
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$103,934
Net income from fundraising events$-13,889
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$37,382,810

Vendors for Urban Justice Center

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Matthews and Co LLPTax accounting2020-08-10
█████████CRM software; Fundraising software2020-06-26
█████████Content management system software2020-06-26
█████████ ███████ ████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$91,1262019-12-31
███████ ████████ █████Insurance agent or broker$342019-12-31
██████ ██████████ ██████████Finance Consulting$219,6132019-06-01
████████████████ ██Audit accounting2019-03-29
...and one more vendors

Personnel at Urban Justice Center

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Sara Solfanelli GalleryChief Operating Officer and General Counsel-May 20, 2020
Douglas LasdonExecutive Director$238,569Aug. 10, 2020
█████ ████████Human Resources and Office Services / Director Administration and Office Services-May 20, 2020
███████ ███████Director of Administration and Office Services, 2002 To Present; Suny Oswego, B.a 2001.-May 20, 2020
████ ████Director of Development, 2008 To Present; Columbia University, M.S 2006, M.p.a 2006; North Central College, B.a 1997 Contact Gretchen at Gnealon [at] 20, 2020
█████ ██████Director of Grants Management, 2009 To Present; University of Connecticut, B.S 2004.-May 20, 2020

Peer legal aid services

1Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC)501(c)(3)$14 millionNew York, NY
2Brooklyn Defender Services (BDS)501(c)(3)$42 millionBrooklyn, NY
3The Children's Law Center501(c)(3)$10 millionBrooklyn, NY
4Mobilization for Justice (MFY)501(c)(3)$14 millionNew York, NY
5Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV)501(c)(3)$16 millionWhite Plains, NY
6Neighborhood Defender Service501(c)(3)$10 millionNew York, NY
7Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC)501(c)(3)$10 millionNew York, NY
8The Bronx Defenders501(c)(3)$37 millionBronx, NY
9Brooklyn Legal Services (BLS)501(c)(3)$22 millionNew York, NY
10Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)501(c)(3)$56 millionSan Antonio, TX
11Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)501(c)(3)$12 millionSeattle, WA
12Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project501(c)(3)$11 millionFlorence, AZ
13El Concilio501(c)(3)$12 millionStockton, CA
14South Carolina Legal Services501(c)(3)$11 millionGreenville, SC
15Bay Area Legal Aid501(c)(3)$18 millionOakland, CA
16Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP)501(c)(3)$15 millionAtlanta, GA
17Law Foundation of Silicon Valley501(c)(3)$11 millionSan Jose, CA
18Colorado Legal Services501(c)(3)$12 millionDenver, CO
19Legal Aid Services Of Oklahoma501(c)(3)$13 millionOklahoma City, OK
20Bread for the City501(c)(3)$14 millionWashington, DC
21Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ)501(c)(3)$40 millionEdison, NJ
22Puerto Rico Legal Services (SLPR)501(c)(3)$16 millionSan Juan, PR
23Federal Defender Program501(c)(3)$14 millionAtlanta, GA
24Bet Tzedek501(c)(3)$9.4 millionLos Angeles, CA
25Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles501(c)(3)$19 millionLos Angeles, CA