The Legal Life Skills Program teaches young people and adults vulnerable to racism and injustice about their legal rights and responsibilities. It builds participants’ knowledge, day-to-day life skills, and confidence to help them advocate for themselves and their communities. 

Bringing vital lessons on everyday legal topics to the communities that need them most.

Street Law partners intentionally with corporations, foundations, organizations, and providers to build funded programs that fully train staff and volunteers on the curriculum and pedagogy.

The Legal Life Skills Program serves:

  • Youth in the juvenile justice system
  • Youth in the child welfare system
  • Crossover youth who are impacted by multiple systems
  • Youth in alternative education settings
  • Youth and adults reentering the community from placement 
  • Youth and adults experiencing homelessness 
  • LGBTQ+ youth
  • Girls, young women, and youth with marginalized gender identities 
  • Survivors of domestic violence
  • Immigrants and refugees

Through training, curriculum, and support, Street Law builds the capacity of organizations and agencies to teach lessons that boost participants’ legal knowledge and build key life skills.

The program spans four units that cover:

  1. Housing and Employment Law
  2. Financial Literacy
  3. Personal and Public Safety
  4. The Court System, Public Policy, and Civic Engagement

Contact Us

There are no current opportunities for organizations or agencies to participate in the program free of charge or to purchase the Legal Life Skills Curriculum.

However, we welcome additional information about your needs/interests so that we can better understand how the Legal Life Skills Program might help your organization. We will keep your information on file should partnership opportunities emerge.

You can reach out to us through this brief form.


Bianca Rizzio
Program Manager


We have worked with Allstate, Anthem, the Home Depot, Merck, Netflix, Subaru, the Verizon Foundation, the Department of Justice, and more!

The program has been implemented at high schools and community organizations across the nation, such as LA LGBT Center, Wellspring Living, Brotherhood Crusade, Girls for a Change, and Visions & Pathways.