Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund
The Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (LALDEF)is a grass roots nonprofit organization formed to defend the civil rights of
Latin Americans, and facilitate their access to health care and education,
as well as to advance cross-cultural understanding in the Mercer County
regional area. Founded in 2004 by a diverse group of activists concerned
by the growing hostile national climate faced by immigrants LALDEF has
built a solid reputation as a staunch advocate, an effective referral center
and trusted provider of support, and civic education for Latino immigrants.