James O’Neal and Legal Outreach: Continuing to Change Lives After 35 Years

Legal Outreach, the renowned NYC organization that prepares underserved youth with the tools for success through rigorous academics and legal education, was recently recognized in an article published in The Hechinger Report and Christian Science Monitor.  Founder James O’Neal and his passionate staff have worked for 35 years to get high achieving, underserved youths into some of the best colleges in the country and graduating, as well as igniting a passion for education and law.  As Danielle Pulliam, program officer at the Pinkerton Foundation said: “James O’Neal has found the secret sauce in terms of what’s needed: consistent caring adults in a young person’s life, but also letting them see what’s possible by having high standards.”  Read the article about the inspirational program here.