Know Your Rights Training | BALT will be offering Know Your Rights  (KYR) Training to the Baltimore community in the near future.  To request a KYR training session, please contact us at

 NLG Training Manual  | Legal Observer Guide (courtesy of National Lawyers Guild) 

City of Baltimore

Baltimore United for Change | Coalition of concerned citizens and organizations working for justice in Baltimore City.

Coalition for a Safe and Just Maryland | Coalition of organizations committed to an alternative statewide system of pretrial justice.

Open Society Institute - Baltimore | Public charity and the sole field office of the Open Society Foundations' U.S. Programs. We focus on the root causes of three intertwined problems in our city and state: drug addiction, an over-reliance on incarceration, and obstacles that impede youth in succeeding inside and out of the classroom.

The Just Advice Project | A Project of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Clinical Program. Sit down with a lawyer at the JustAdvice Project to discuss your legal questions and receive brief advice.

State of Maryland

Maryland Judiciary Case Search | Provides public access to the case records of the Maryland Judiciary.

Maryland ACLU | Works to ensure that all people in the state of Maryland are free to think and speak as they choose and can lead their lives free from discrimination and unwarranted government intrusion. 

Maryland Legal Aid | Provides a full range of FREE civil legal services to financially qualified Marylanders.

Maryland Expungement | Website creates a simple and efficient way to determine the expungability of a case and to automatically fill out the necessary forms.

National Lawyers Guild - Maryland Chapter | Nonprofit organization comprised of attorneys, legal workers, judges, law clerks, pro bono legal service providers and law students working to further the social justice, economic and human rights agenda on the local level.  

Public Justice Center | Works with people and communities to confront the laws, practices, and institutions that cause injustice, poverty, and discrimination. We advocate in the courts, legislatures, and government agencies, educate the public, and build coalitions, all to advance our mission of “pursuing systemic change to build a just society.”

Nation-wide Groups

Advancement Project | Next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization. Rooted in the great human rights struggles for equality and justice, we exist to fulfill America's promise of a caring, inclusive and just democracy. We use innovative tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and achieve high impact policy change. 

Black Movement-Law Project | Supporting liberation by helping build the legal infrastructure necessary to protect emerging local movements.

Center for Constitutional Rights | dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. CCR is committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change. 

Justice Police Institute | national nonprofit organization that changes the conversation around justice reform and advances policies that promote well-being and justice for all people and communities. JPI's research and analyses identify effective programs and policies that are disseminated to the media, policymakers and advocates. JPI also provides training and technical assistance to people working for justice reform.

Law for Black Lives | #Law4BlackLives is a network of over 2000 radical lawyers, law students, and legal workers of color committed to building the power of the Black Lives Matter movement. Formed out of the uprisings in Ferguson & Baltimore, we use the law to embolden, defend and protect the growing movement for Black liberation.  L4BL started as a 2-day convening organized by Center for Constitutional Rights along with a steering committee of visionary legal thinkers in August of 2015. The success of the convening made it clear that the time is now to build a legal arm for the movement for Black lives.