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Servicios Legales de Puerto Rico, Inc.

Org #61246
Vetted since 2020
1966
year founded
$12,934
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

To promote and provide civil legal services to low-income persons, groups and communities in Puerto Rico, and to grant access to the justice system through education, training and legal representation. Nearly 50% of the population of Puerto Rico qualifies economically for our services, as they are living at or below U.S. federal poverty levels. We are a private nonprofit corporation that provides free legal advice, representation and legal education in civil cases to people and low-income groups who qualify. The legal cases we deal with include families (domestic violence, custody issues, etc.), special education, senior citizens protections, housing (including foreclosures), minors, incom... read more

Project Leaders
Rebeca Dorna
Rebeca Dorna
Hadassa Santini-Colberg
Hadassa Santini-Colberg
Alejandro Figueroa
Alejandro Figueroa
Team
Hadassa Santini Colberg, Alejandro Figueroa Quevedo, Maridiane Torres, Arlene Ayala, Gladys Ares, Juan Ocasio
Organization Information
1859 Ave Ponce de Leon
San Juan, 00909-2009
Puerto Rico
7877288686
Organization Information
1859 Ave Ponce de Leon
San Juan, 00909-2009
Puerto Rico
7877288686

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Nov 1, 2021
Continue to defend the rights of Special Education
Now that students are back in the classroom, all services, including those for special education students, are also resuming. Or so they should be.  As we receive requests for services, we see...
Jul 6, 2021
Resuming special education services after covid-19
Helping resume Special Education services disrupted by the pandemic  As significant, meaningful progress has been made in...
Mar 23, 2021
Update Special Ed services disrupted by pandemic
When we created the Special Litigation Fund for Special Education students, we told you the story of José Ramón, the cheerful and friendly young man with mild intellectual disability who...
 
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