Monthly Archives: March 2017

Fighting Discrimination and Racism in Brookline, MA

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice participated in a Town Hall meeting concerning discrimination and racism at the Brookline Police Department on March 3, 2017. The meeting was attended by over 100 local residents who came out to support diversity in policing. This community advocacy effort was featured in the Boston Globe,

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Statement on the Educational Rights of Immigrant Students

Statement on the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Letter on the Educational Rights of Immigrant Students The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice applauds Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey for today’s letter on the educational rights of immigrant students. Our Constitution demands equal protection – not just for U.S. citizens, but for all persons.  Thirty

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