Monthly Archives: May 2015

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice Appoints New Executive Director

​ Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, Civil Rights Attorney, Appointed Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice   Boston, MA – Today, the Board of Directors of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice announced the appointment of Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, a civil rights attorney, as its Executive Director.  He will oversee litigation and advocacy work,

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Successful Negotiation of Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

A Latino worker in Boston experienced religious discrimination in the workplace based on his Catholic faith.  The worker was subjected to a hostile work environment and targeted for multiple disparaging comments concerning his religious practices and beliefs.  He was isolated by his supervisor and co-workers because he attended chapel services during his lunch breaks.  The

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Honoring A “Foot Soldier” of the Civil Rights Movement

Awarded the prestigious Gary Bellow Public Service Award, for making Harvard Law School students “proud to be members of the law school community, Laura Maslow-Armand continues to make an impact through the Medical-Legal Partnership at the Massachusetts General Hospital Healthcare Center in Chelsea. In 2003, Laura began this partnership between the the Lawyers’ Committee and MGH

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