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Street Law

Teaching About Law. Advancing Justice for All.

four stars

95.61

1010 Wayne Avenue Suite 870
Silver Spring, MD 20910
tel: (301) 589-1130   Web Site
EIN: 52-2015256

Board Leadership
Amy Dunathan Hammer
Chair

CEO
Lee Arbetman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.61 four stars
  Financial 95.27 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Street Law, Inc. advances justice through classroom and community education programs that empower people with the legal and civic knowledge, skills, and confidence to bring about positive change for themselves and others. Street Law, Inc. creates classroom and community programs that teach people about law, democracy, and human rights worldwide. Street Law program participants benefit from “real-life” lessons and insights, which they can use to effect positive change for the rest of their lives. Our accessible, engaging, and interactive programs empower students and communities to become active, legally-savvy contributors to society.

Street Law, Inc. advances justice through classroom and community education programs that empower people with the legal and civic knowledge, skills, and confidence to bring about positive change for themselves and others. Street Law, Inc. creates classroom and community programs that teach people about law, democracy, and human rights worldwide. Street Law program participants benefit from “real-life” lessons and insights, which they can use to effect positive change for the rest of their lives. Our accessible, engaging, and interactive programs empower students and communities to become active, legally-savvy contributors to society.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of teachers trained
1,226
Number of downloads of the organization's materials and explanations
275,015
Number of attorney volunteers
966
Number of young people reached by Street Law-trained educators each year
128,186
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.39
  Program Expenses Growth 21.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Street Law on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Street Law on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Street Law (MD) 95.61 four stars
Mercy Learning Center of Bridgeport (CT) 96.96 four stars
Operation HOPE (GA) 92.61 four stars
Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund Program (AR) 90.44 four stars
Education For Employment (DC) 88.02 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $939,801
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $675,627
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,615,428
   Program Service Revenue $206,368
Total Primary Revenue $1,821,796
   Other Revenue $465,213
TOTAL REVENUE $2,287,009
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,687,540
   Administrative Expenses $466,408
   Fundraising Expenses $89,000
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,242,948
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $44,061
   
Net Assets $2,944,151

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
National Programs $1,122,646 66.5%
International Programs $408,829 24.2%
Communications $156,065 9.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 95.61 four stars
2019-06 06/01/2020 86.83 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 87.19 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 85.34 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 84.16 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 78.95 two stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 78.31 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-2015256
Name in IRS Master File STREET LAW INC
NTEE Code S21
NTEE Classification Community Coalitions
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$173,317 7.72% Lee Arbetman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Street Law (MD) 95.61 four stars
American Friends of Nishmat (NY) 88.93 three stars
Operation HOPE (GA) 92.61 four stars
The National GEM Consortium (VA) 88.86 three stars
Mercy Learning Center of Bridgeport (CT) 96.96 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Street Law
1010 Wayne Avenue
Suite 870
Silver Spring, MD 20910
tel: (301) 589-1130
fax: (301) 589-1131
EIN: 52-2015256

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Board Leadership

Amy Dunathan Hammer
Chair

CEO

Lee Arbetman
Executive Director

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