Legal Impact Network

The Legal Impact Network is a dynamic collaborative of advocacy organizations from across the country working with communities to end poverty and achieve racial justice at the federal, state, and local levels.

A Network of State Advocacy Leaders Rooted in the Community

The Legal Impact Network brings together strong legal and policy advocates from throughout the country who are using innovative, coordinated strategies to address poverty and advance racial justice. Our advocacy helps people meet their basic human needs, supports working families, promotes the well-being of children, and advances opportunity and justice for all. The network currently reaches 33 states and the District of Columbia.

State-Level Action, National Impact

Our members are driving coordinated strategies to win broad policy and legal victories for and with poor communities and communities of color. Through working groups and convenings, our advocates share victories and expertise, and develop resources, strategies, model policies and legal tools to maximize impact across the country.

Network Members

Our Insights

States and localities are critical terrain in the fight against poverty and racial inequity.

Our Impact

Over 70 advocates from across the country gathered to discuss advocacy strategies to end driver’s license suspensions for unpaid fines and fees.

Attorneys and Specialists

Nolan Downey
Nolan Downey
Nolan Downey
Staff Attorney, Legal Impact Network

312.854.3375

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