Economic Justice

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

The World Is Not for Sale.


MFJ provides legal advice, assistance, and representation to low-income New Yorkers in debt by helping them file bankruptcy petitions and obtain a fresh financial start.

Consumer Rights

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

Disaster Response

MFJ provided legal assistance to low-income New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy, and is ready to mobilize in the event of another disaster that affects low-income New Yorkers.

Drivers Protection Program

MFJ provides free legal advice to low-income New York City taxi drivers facing civil penalties against their licenses resulting from summonses issued by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) and representation at hearings before the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH).

Foreclosure Prevention

MFJ provides legal advice and representation to New York City homeowners facing foreclosure or who are victims of foreclosure rescue scams or abusive loan servicing practices. We focus 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 legal advice, advocacy and representation to low-income individuals and families seeking assistance in humanitarian- and family-based immigration matters.

Re-Entry to the Workforce

MFJ helps formerly incarcerated individuals who face employment discrimination and who face challenges in obtaining licenses when reentering the workforce.

Taxpayer Assistance

MFJ provides legal advice and representation to low-income New Yorkers who have tax problems with the IRS.  We do not help people file their taxes.

Workplace Justice

MFJ helps low-wage and immigrant workers who do not belong to a union in advocating for their rights in the workplace through legal advice, counsel, or limited representation.