Community Activism Law Alliance


Uniting Lawyers and Community Activists to Bring Free Legal Services Back to Underserved Populations…


The law is only one strategy, and the lawyer one instrument,
of many, in the struggle for social change.


The Community Activism Law Alliance CALA is changing legal aid. We are changing how lawyers and communities work together. Our model, "community activism lawyering," unites lawyers and activists to help underserved communities access justice and pursue social change. We create “community activism-law clinics” for, by, with, and within our partner communities