The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little
Franklin D. Roosevelt
When the Rule of Law disappears, we are ruled by the whims of men
Social advance depends as much upon the process through which it is secured as upon the result itself
Rhode Island Legal Services provides high quality legal assistance and representation to low-income individuals and eligible client groups for the purpose of improving their economic condition and overall wellbeing by protecting and enforcing legal rights, stabilizing the family unit and communities where clients live, promoting self reliance, ending domestic violence, preventing homelessness, affording dignity to all people, and reaching out to groups with added burdens on their ability to access the civil justice system.