About Us

Hi, we're Street Law.

Since 1972, we've been hard at work in communities and schools across the country and around the globe, developing programs and teaching materials that educate people about law and government.

We believe that when people have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to understand how law and government work, to advocate effectively for themselves and others, and to participate in civic life, their lives and society will improve.

We also believe that equipping people with the requisite knowledge, skills, and confidence is a community responsibility—a responsibility that is best accomplished through collaboration between the legal and educational sectors.

We move the needle on our mission by helping others—specifically classroom teachers, the legal community, law enforcement, government agencies, and community organizations—be effective law and government educators.

Our work fits into the following five categories:

Mission Vision Theory of Change