“The poorest among us should have the same access to justice as the richest and most powerful.”
- Nancy Mintie, founder of Inner City Law Center
Inner City Law Center has been serving the poorest and most vulnerable individuals and families in Los Angeles County since 1980. Founded on the basic principle that every human being should be treated with dignity and respect at all times, ICLC, through its staff of 30 attorneys, advocates, tenant organizers, social workers, and other professionals, provides free legal representation and social service advocacy to over 2,000 homeless and working poor clients each year. In the past five years, ICLC has recovered more than $15,000,000 for its low-income clients. For many clients, ICLC is the first step out of homelessness and into safe and dignified housing.
As the only full-time provider of legal services headquartered on Skid Row, ICLC is widely recognized for its expertise in housing issues, as well as government and veterans benefits.