The Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (LALDEF) is a grassroots nonprofit organization formed to defend the civil rights of all immigrants in Mercer County and facilitate their access to health care and education, as well as to advance cross-cultural understanding in the Mercer County area.

Our Mission

Established in 2004, LALDEF promotes the rights of all immigrants, with a focus on the Latin American community in the Mercer County area, facilitates access to health care, education and legal representation; advocates for the integration of immigrants; and fosters inter-cultural communication to strengthen our communities. We seek to prevent human rights violations; educate immigrants about their rights and responsibilities; and foster their integration into the civic fabric of our communities. LALDEF has established itself as the “go-to” organization for reaching out to the Latino community, a community that is indispensable to life in Mercer County.


We operate through our values of support, education, and justice.

Checks may be sent to LALDEF at

714-716 S Clinton Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08611

For information on how to make a donation of stock, please contact
the Director of Marketing and Advancement at 646-234-8891

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by Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund


The Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (LALDEF) is a grassroots nonprofit organization formed to defend the civil rights of all immigrants in Mercer County and facilitate their access to health care and education, as well as to advance cross-cultural understanding in the Mercer County area.

Our Mission

Established in 2004, LALDEF promotes the rights of all immigrants, with a focus on the Latin American community in the Mercer County area, facilitates access to health care, education and legal representation; advocates for the integration of immigrants; and fosters inter-cultural communication to strengthen our communities. We seek to prevent human rights violations; educate immigrants about their rights and responsibilities; and foster their integration into the civic fabric of our communities. LALDEF has established itself as the “go-to” organization for reaching out to the Latino community, a community that is indispensable to life in Mercer County.


We operate through our values of support, education, and justice.

Checks may be sent to LALDEF at

714-716 S Clinton Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08611

For information on how to make a donation of stock, please contact
the Director of Marketing and Advancement at 646-234-8891