Category Archives: Economic Justice

Yesterday, we got an award! Today, we’re back in the trenches.

Yesterday, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice received the Boston Bar Association’s Beacon Award for Diversity and Inclusion.     This award recognizes the importance of our life-changing and law-changing work. We foster equal opportunity and fight discrimination on behalf of people of color and immigrants. We engage in creative and courageous legal action,

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Excessive LLC Fees Harm Small Businesses in Massachusetts

Today, on behalf of the minority, immigrant, and women-owned businesses we serve, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice has sent a request to Governor Charlie Baker to discuss the high cost of filling as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in Massachusetts. The $500 yearly fee is nearly 5 times more expensive than

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150+ Small Businesses Attend BizGrow

Our free small business event, BizGrow, connected more than 150 entrepreneurs to free business and legal support. Learn more about the event in the Boston Business Journal here. Also check out our inspiring small business clients on the Take with Sue on NECN:  

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FoodBiz101 Pitch Competition

CommonWealth Kitchen and the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice  Announce Food Biz 101 Pitch Competition on May 1st Food Biz 101, a food business start-up accelerator developed through a partnership between CommonWealth Kitchen and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice invites you to attend their Food Entrepreneur Pitch Competition

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Small Business Accelerator Forum

Calling all local small business owners and entrepreneurs! Join us at our Small Business Accelerator Forum on April 25 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Learn about accelerating the growth of your organization by securing loans, accessing free legal resources, and acquiring affordable health insurance for your employees. Register and find out more: www.tuftshealthplan.com/forum  

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