Primary geographic focus: Southern California, Southwestern California
Organization Type: Provider
LAAC Membership Type: Members
Lists: IOLTA-Funded, Direct Services Programs
Tags: HIV/AIDS, Housing: Homelessness, Veterans
Acronym or short name: ICLC
The only provider of legal services on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles, ICLC combats slum housing while developing strategies to end homelessness.
ICLC is recognized for its expertise in housing issues, veterans’ benefits, and homelessness prevention. A staff of 40, including 20 attorneys, provides quality legal representation for people who have nowhere else to turn. ICLC fights for justice for low-income tenants, working poor families, immigrants, people who are living with HIV/AIDS or are disabled, and veterans.
Driven by the fundamental principle that every person should always be treated with dignity and respect, ICLC works for long-term, positive, and meaningful change.
PRESS/RESEARCH MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCELAAC Member Story
Inner City Law Center - the only legal services provider on Los Angeles' Skid Row - highlights their recent success in helping a local family avoid eviction and keep their home.
News Story Martha Bergmark, Ellen Lawton
July 8, 2016
Inner City Law Center's Homeless Veterans Projects provides Los Angeles veterans with wrap-around health care, case management and legal services to chronically homeless veterans who are high-need high users of emergency health services.
News Story Gale Holland
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
November 30, 2015
Civil legal aid groups assist skid row tenants seeking justice against landlord trying to drive them out of homes.
News Story Matt Reynolds
Courthouse News Service
May 4, 2015
A $2 million settlement in a lawsuit by tenants in a South Los Angeles apartment building managed by Franco Haiem over unlivable conditions from 2009-2012.
Op-Ed Amos Hartston
Los Angeles Daily Journal (LADJ)
February 11, 2015
An op-ed by a California deputy attorney general reflecting on his his time at Inner City Law Center. One observation: "Civil legal aid is critical."
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