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Mission & Vision


Mission Statement: MVLS removes barriers to justice through free civil legal help, community engagement, and advocacy for equitable laws.

Vision Statement: Our vision is for a fair legal system that is free of injustice and equitably serves underrepresented Marylanders.

Community

Community Outreach

Community engagement is named in our mission because it is a key element of enacting our mission and vision of a fair legal system that is free of injustice and equitably serves underrepresented Marylanders. Community partners are essential to our ability to connect, listen and offer support to the neighborhoods we serve.

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MVLS News


I'm grateful for each of you who have joined our effort to provide free civil legal help, create strong community partnerships, and zealously advocate for equitable laws.
2023 Annual Report: It’s All About Relationships

A Message from our Executive Director When reviewing this year’s annual report, what immediately jumps out to me is that Read More

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Indie Soul Magazine Podcast: How Does Structural Racism Link with The Justice System? Featuring Margaret Henn

MVLS' Deputy Director, Margaret Henn was recently featured on the Indie Soul Magazine Podcast discussing the link between structural racism Read More

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A Taste for Pro Bono

Save the date for A Taste for Pro Bono - April 16, 2024!

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