ABOUT VIDA

 


voices for immigrant defence & advocacy

Legal Assistance , Inc. (VIDA), is a non-profit organization with 501 (c) (3) status.

 

 

 

 

HISTORY

VIDA was founded in 2011 by María José Fletcher, Mercedes V. Lorduy, Ana Isabel Vallejo, Viviana Stubbe, and Sabrina Salomon.

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MISSION

To advance the rights of immigrant survivors. We represent immigrant survivors of domestic and sexual violence, human trafficking and other violent crimes.

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TEAM

Our team is comprised of committed and enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about VIDA's mission.

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ACTIVITIES

 

 

 

IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE

VIDA is the only legal services organization in South Florida with the sole purpose of helping immigrant survivors of violent crimes. We employ a multi-disciplinary, rights-based, trauma infromed approach that takes into account the unique needs of each survivor.

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TRAINING AND OUTREACH

VIDA trains nationally and internationally on improving access to justice for immigrant surviors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.  We have trained thousands of law enforcement officials, judges, legal and social service providers and government officials all over the world.

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HOLISTIC SERVICES

VIDA partners with community orgranizations to provide further advocacy, referrals, care coordination, emergency releif funding and services, shelter, life skills training, healthcare access, empowerment support groups, counseling, and other legal services which fully support survivors and encourage self-sufficiency.

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VIDA IN ACTION

VIDA IS LIFE!

 

 

Donate today to VIDA Legal Assistance.  Help us continue advancing the rights of the most vulnerable, immigrant survivors of domestic and sexual violence, human trafficking (forced labor and sex trafficking) and other violent crimes.  Experience the joy of giving that adds happiness and wellness to your heart and others!

 

 

 

 

05.11.2017

SAVE THE DATE

 

KENDRA SCOTT GIVES TO VIDA!

Get your Mother's Day gift and let your mom know that her gift gave twice.   You gave her a gift from Kendra and Kendra gave back to help victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and human trafficking. 

 

 

 

Hope to see you on Thursday, May 11, 2017 between 6:00 pm and 9:00 p.m. at Kendra Scott’s store in Miami’s new mall, Brickell City Center.