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Claire D.

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Review for Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Trenton, NJ, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Laldef is THE outstanding leader in the Immigrant community of Mercer County, NJ. They build community within the county by spearheading civic associations, assisting individuals and families in times of dire need of justice and provide free health care evaluations and immunizations to those members of the community who can least afford it.

I am a previous board member and have great respect for the work being done by these individuals who give their time and money to such a worthwhile cause.

Laldef has also been an invaluable resource to local, city and county governments in reaching the immigrant community and was instrumental in creating the community ID card for Mercer county towns which helps first responders assist victims of crime and accidents.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've seen first hand , the assistance given to individuals who need a legal advocate in matters of unpaid wages, domestic disputes, and immigration hurdles. I've seen thousands of individuals come for health care, and the community ID card. Hundreds of children given immunization which helps protect the entire community.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would like to see them continue to grow and sustain the organization for many years to come.

Role:  Advisor & I was a board member, grantwriter and volunteer for several years and helped develop the community ID card.