National Legal Aid And Defender Association


Because the quality of justice in America should not depend on how much money a person has, NLADA leads a broad network of advocates on the frontlines to advance justice and expand opportunity for all by promoting excellence in the delivery of legal services for people who cannot afford counsel.

"As a country, we are living through a once-in-a-generation moment that presents us with a unique opportunity to reckon with our history and answer the resounding call for racial equity in America. There is no other national legal organization that touches on all the access points of racism and poverty and has the ability to tackle the root causes of deeply entrenched racial disparities. The Racial Equity Initiative will help our members in this fight." - April Frazier Camara, President & CEO NLADA


2021 Budget
67%Program Spend
21%Management Spend
13%Fundraising Spend
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