Asian Law Caucus
Address 939 Market Street, Suite 201 (between 3rd and 4th Streets) San Francisco, CA 94103
Voice (415) 896-1701
Fax (415) 896-1702

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
Address 1188 Franklin Street, Suite 202 San Francisco, CA 94109
Voice (415) 567-6255
Fax (415) 567-6248

Bay Area Legal Aid, Alameda County
Address 405 14th Street, 9th Floor Oakland, CA 94612
Voice (510) 663-4755
Fax (510) 663-4711

The Bar Association of San Francisco
301 Battery Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, California 94111
Phone: (415) 982-1600
Fax: (415) 477-2388

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA)
Address 2117-B University Avenue, East Palo Alto, CA 94403
Voice (650) 326-6440
Fax (650) 326-9722

East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC)
Address 3130 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705-1823
Voice (510) 548-4040
Fax (510) 548-2566

Eviction Defense Center, A Non-Profit Law Corporation
Address 1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 726 (near 16th Street) Oakland, CA 94612
Voice (510) 452-4541
Fax (510) 452-4875

Family Violence Law Center (FVLC)
Address POBox 22009, Oakland, CA 94623
Voice (510) 208-0255 (Crisis Line)
(510) 208-0220 (Business Line)
Fax (510) 208-3557

La Raza Centro Legal
Address 474 Valencia Street, Suite 295 (near 16th Street) San Francisco, CA 94103
Voice (415) 575-3500
Fax (415) 255-7593

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC)
Address 1540 Market Street, Suite 490, San Francisco, CA 94102
Voice (415) 255-7036
Fax (415) 552-3150

Midnight Special Law Collective
Address 1709-A 19th Avenue, Oakland, CA 94606
Voice (510) 261-4843

Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC)
Address 180 Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94104
Voice (415) 864-8848
Fax (415) 864-8199

National Center for Youth Law
Address 405 14th Street, 15th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612-2701
Voice (510) 835-8098 s3014
Fax (510) 835-8099

Western Center on Law and Poverty (WCLP)
Address 449 Fifteenth Street, Suite 301, Oakland, CA 94612-2038
Voice (510) 891-9794 x125

Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML)

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Address 350 The Embarcadero, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94105
Voice (415) 625-5618
Fax (415) 625-5609

United States Department of Labor (Employment Standards Adminstration)
Address 90 7th Street, Suite 18300, San Francisco, CA 94103
Voice (415) 625-7725
Fax (415) 625-7735

Eviction Defense Center, A Non-Profit Law Corporation
Address 1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 726 (near 16th Street), Oakland, CA 94612
Voice (510) 452-4541
Fax (510) 452-4875

Lawyer Referral & Information Service (LRIS)
If you need a lawyer, contact us:
English: online request form in English
Español: formulario de solicitud en línea en español.
Phone: (415) 989-1616


Administrative Office of the Courts
Education Division
Eddie Davis
Phone 415.865.7751

Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC)
Judicial Branch of California
Information about the Judicial Council of California and the AOC. Includes links to the Supreme Court, the appellate courts, and all 58 trial courts. Includes links to the California Courts Online Self Help Center ( and its Spanish language counterpart, Centro de Ayuda (

California Archives and Museum

California Council for History Education

California Historical Society

California Supreme Court Historical Society
Dedicated to recovering, preserving, and promoting California’s legal and judicial history, with a particular emphasis on the state’s highest court. The society serves the interests of the bench and bar, the academic community, and the general public through its publications, educational programs, and support of scholarly research. In addition, it assists private and public agencies with exhibitions, oral histories, court tours, and the acquisition and archiving of judicial materials.

California—We the People

California history site that includes teacher lesson plans aligned with the California Department of Education’s content standards for California public schools. Includes a lesson plan on the levels of government in California.

Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC)
47 Kearny Street, Ste. 705
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415) 834-0100 ext. 304
Fax: (415) 834-0202

The State Bar of California
The State Bar is a public corporation within the judicial branch of government, serving as an arm of the California Supreme Court. All State Bar members are officers of the court. With more than 202,000 members (January 2006), the State Bar of California is one of the largest state bars in the country. Consumers may obtain free publications on subjects such as divorce and custody, auto accidents, elder abuse, jury service, and finding a lawyer. The State Bar also produces a series of major consumer education guides for the public, including When You Become 18: A Survival Guide for Teenagers and Kids and the Law: An A–Z Guide for Parents


American Bar Association
Law Day lesson plans, materials, handouts, and resource materials.

Annenberg Classroom
Lesson plans and videos on the Constitution, history, elections, government, and citizenship.

Bill of Rights Institute
Weekly lessons offer 20-minute discussion guides for middle and high school history and government teachers. Lesson plans based on primary source documents and interactive online modules.

C-Span Classroom
Free resources for teaching civics and U.S. government.

Center for Civics Education
Administers the We the People program (see California link). Provides lesson plans, publications, and resources for teachers.

Constitutional Rights Foundation
Statewide mock trial competitions, free online lessons, civics publications, Lawyer in the Classroom program.

Courts in the Classroom
Through this portal, students and teachers can enter an animated website called “Courts in the Classroom” that provides interactive exploration of the third branch, landmark cases, and more. The site is a collaboration between the AOC and the Constitutional Rights Foundation.

Fact Check Ed.Org
A sister site to the Annenberg Political Fact Check, which monitors the factual accuracy of what is said in the nation’s political arena. The Web site aims to help students be smart observers of media messages and weigh evidence logically and to not draw conclusions based on personal biases. Includes lesson plans that outline a framework for analyzing information.

Law For Kids
Web site developed in Arizona for youth, their parents, communities, and schools to increase knowledge about youth laws and to encourage law-abiding behavior. Created by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education through funding by the Arizona Supreme Court.

National Constitution Center
Grant funding opportunities, lesson plans, interactive Constitution and other online resources, and games for younger and older students.

PBS’s NewsHour Teacher Resources
Current events resources for grades 7–12, including lesson plans and videos and stories written by students.

U.S. Administrative Office of the Courts
Information and maps about the structure of the federal judiciary. Information on the difference between federal courts and state courts. Classroom activities and handouts on Supreme Court nomination process, jury duty, mock trials, etc. and interactive games.

US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Voice (800) 375-5283
Hearing Impaired TDD Customer Service
Voice (800) 767-1833

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