Community Engagement Unit

LAF’s Community Engagement Unit has a staff of attorneys and outreach coordinators dedicated to working with community organizations. If you would like to learn more about the work that we are currently doing in your community, contact the group at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  You will receive a response within 2 business days.

Community Engagement Efforts

Community Events

LAF participates in community events, including resource fairs and summits. If you have an up-coming event, please send the information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  You will receive a response within 2 business days.

“Know Your Rights” Workshops

LAF offers Know Your Rights workshops on the following topics:

  • Public Benefits
  • Domestic Violence and Orders of Protection
  • Divorce, Custody, Visitation and Child Support
  • Tenant Rights
  • Consumer Rights
  • Legal protections for immigrant survivors of domestic violence

Have An Idea For a Workshop? Fill out our form to schedule and lead an upcoming workshop.

Partnerships with Community Organizations

LAF has established partnerships with community organizations that serve the following groups:

  • People with Disabilities
  • People residing in Suburban Cook County
  • People impacted by HIV/AIDS
  • Homeowners and tenants at risk of homelessness due to foreclosure
  • Survivors of Violence
  • Seniors
  • Veterans
  • Migrant Workers
  • Transitioning Foster Youth

Partner Organizations

The following are some of the organizations we partner with in the community:

If you would like to learn more about what LAF is doing in your community or have an idea for future collaboration, please contact LAF at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  You will receive a response within 2 business days.

Legal Help Desks and Clinics

LAF works with community organizations and court personnel to run help desks and clinics in Chicago and suburban cook county.  

Find more information about LAF help desks and clinics.