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LCCR files Lawsuit to Stop Towing Cars for Debt Collection

On February 13, 2018, Bay Area Legal Aid and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area filed a case challenging San Francisco’s practice of towing cars – without prior notice – just because of unpaid parking tickets. The Plaintiff in … Continue reading LCCR files Lawsuit to Stop Towing Cars for Debt Collection

 

#LCCRBayArea50 in the Media

  The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights is honored to have an ad featured by our local news station, KRON 4. For more information on our 50th Anniversary Celebration and Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Dinner, click here. To learn more about LCCR’s impact on the communities we serve, click here.



LCCR Hires Experienced Social Justice Executive to Lead the Organization

Monika Kalra Varma will assume the role as Executive Director on the eve of the 50th Anniversary of the organization’s founding and at a pivotal moment in America’s fight for greater equality for all. October 10, 2017 – San Francisco – Today, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCR) … Continue reading LCCR Hires Experienced Social Justice Executive to Lead the Organization



New LCCR Report – Paying More for Being Poor

”Paying More for Being Poor: Bias and Disparity in California’s Traffic Court System”, a new report we released last week, shows that Californians pay some of the highest fines and fees in the country. For example, we pay more than three times the national average for running a red light. The high fines and fees … Continue reading New LCCR Report – Paying More for Being Poor