The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice is a private, non-profit, non-partisan legal organization that provides pro bono legal representation to victims of discrimination based on race or national origin. Our mission is to provide a safeguard for the civil, social, and economic liberties of residents in Greater Boston and throughout Massachusetts. We handle major law reform cases as well as legal actions on behalf of individuals. We also engage in public policy advocacy, community legal education, community economic development, and other legal services that further the cause of civil rights.
We contribute to the economic growth of communities of color by helping small, disadvantaged businesses to grow.
Through litigation and policy advocacy, we ensure that all schoolchildren have equal access to a high quality education.
An innovative Medical-Legal Partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital that improves the well-being of low-income immigrant families.
We take legal action against fair housing violations and promote policies that encourage equal housing opportunities.