For 75 years, the National Lawyers Guild has led the fight to protect the people’s rights. By helping the Guild, you directly aid our legal support in labor struggles, international rights monitoring, mass defense of political speech, rebuffing attacks on immigrants, women, people of color, LGBTQ persons, prisoners, and others facing government and institutional oppression. To learn more about the Guild’s work, see our history page.
Donate All donations made on this page go to the National Lawyers Guild Foundation and are tax-deductible. Below are some of the important programs you support when you donate to the Guild. Donations also support the printing and distribution of our publications, our work with law students, and our general operating budget.
Want to make a year-end gift to the NLG? All donations made through this page are tax-deductible. Donors over $25 will be sent mailed confirmation of their gift confirming its tax-deductible status. Questions? Call 212-679-5100 x12 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Haywood Burns Fellowships
For four decades the NLG has been funding the summer work of law students seeking to build their progressive lawyering skills. Fellows work with progressive firms and organizations, or on independent projects. Help us fund a Fellow!
Prison Law Project
The NLG’s Prison Law Project and the Center for Constitutional Rights distribute the Jailhouse Lawyer’s Handbook, an invaluable resource for prisoners seeking to file a federal lawsuit challenging poor conditions in prison and abuse by staff.