Monthly Archives: July 2015

Job Announcement: Director of Litigation

DIRECTOR OF LITIGATION JOB ANNOUNCEMENT ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice (LCCR) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1968 to marshal the resources of the legal community to address discrimination throughout Massachusetts. For four decades, LCCR has worked to safeguard the civil, social, and economic rights of our constituencies.

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Policing and Diversity Factsheet

In July 2016, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice sent an Open Letter to Mayor Walsh, calling upon the City to take affirmative steps to diversify its police force.  Key points from our letter include: The Importance Of Police Diversity For Strong And Safe Communities It is well-recognized that a diverse police

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Diversity in Police Ranks Matters

A community forum on policing and diversity co-sponsored by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice (LCCR), the Massachusetts Association of Minority Law Enforcement Officers (MAMLEO), the Boston Branch NAACP, the ACLU of Massachusetts, and the Blackstonian was featured in Urban Update, the Boston Herald and the Bay State Banner. Diversity in police ranks

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Community Forum on Policing & Diversity

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice (LCCR), the Massachusetts Association of Minority Law Enforcement Officers (MAMLEO), the Boston Branch NAACP, the ACLU of Massachusetts, and the Blackstonian invite individuals and organizations committed to ensuring police accountability and community representation in policing to participate in a Community Forum on Wednesday, July 8th at 6:00 PM.  MAMLEO

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U.S. Supreme Court Marriage Equality Ruling

In connection with the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision, LCCREJ’s Executive Director, Iván Espinoza, discussed the importance of making connections across communities and social justice movements on NPR’s All Things Considered. Click here to listen to his comments.

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