Economic Justice

Mobilization for Justice fights against
predatory behavior in a host of areas because

The World Is Not for Sale.


MFJ helps low-income New Yorkers alleviate crushing debt so they can avoid financial ruin and homelessness and get a fresh financial start.

Consumer Rights

MFJ provides advice, counsel and representation to low-income New Yorkers on a wide range of consumer issues, including debt, improper judgments, identity theft, student loans, financial scams, or other forms of financial exploitation.

Disaster Response

MFJ provides legal assistance to low-income New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Foreclosure Prevention

MFJ provides legal assistance to New York City homeowners facing foreclosure or who are victims of foreclosure rescue scams or abusive loan servicing practices. The project focuses on helping homeowners in hard-hit areas of Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island.

Government Benefits

MFJ assists individuals with legal problems relating to Public Assistance, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps), Medicaid/Medicare, and Supplemental Security Income/Social Security Disability benefits.


MFJ provides direct advocacy and representation to low-income individuals and families seeking assistance in either humanitarian- or family-based immigration matters.

Re-Entry to the Workforce

MFJ helps individuals re-enter the workforce by representing them in hearings to obtain licenses to work.

Taxpayer Assistance

MFJ provides legal counsel and representation to low-income New Yorkers who have tax disputes with the IRS.

Workplace Justice

MFJ provides legal assistance to low-wage and immigrant workers on wage and hour violations, unpaid wages, unemployment, and other employment-related issues, trains workers on their rights, and promotes better enforcement of protections for workers.

Workplace Safety and Health

MFJ provides advice, counsel and representation to workers injured on the job or who face unsafe or unhealthy working conditions, including workers’ compensation claims, medical leave, and disability accommodations.