Yearly Archives: 2017

Black Court Officer Called “N-Word” By Supreme Judicial Court Supervisor Files Discrimination Complaint

Black Court Officer Called “N-Word” By Supreme Judicial Court Supervisor Files Discrimination Complaint Courts Under Federal Scrutiny For Toxic Racial Environment Boston, MA – A Black court officer today filed a discrimination complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), alleging that the Chief Court Officer for the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) called her a “nigger”

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“I don’t care whether they are standing outside of a school, or a church…” — Bristol County Sheriff

Last night, one of our legal warriors stood up against bigotry and hate in our own backyard. The Bristol County Sheriff is reckless and dangerous. He makes us all unsafe. Watch as he advocates hunting down immigrants: “I don’t care whether they are standing outside of a school, or a church, or wherever they are.” At the Lawyers’ Committee, we will not stand idly

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The Business of Food

Food Biz 101 Pitch Competition Winner Announced Culmination of 12-Week Program For Minority- and Women-Owned Food Businesses Capping off a 12-week program for minority- and women-owned food businesses, CommonWealth Kitchen and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice announced the winner of the Food Biz 101 pitch competition: Cini’s.  Joe Spagnuolo, the owner

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Amplify Your Impact: Challenge Fund Will Match New & Increased Donations

Amplify Your Impact: Challenge Fund Will Match New and Increased Donations The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice promotes equal opportunity and fights against discrimination. We protect the rights of people of color and immigrants using creative and courageous legal action, education, and advocacy in collaboration with law firms and community partners. Over

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