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.
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
”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
We need volunteer attorneys, interpreters, paralegals, and more… The strength of the Lawyers’ Committee resides in its dedicated volunteers. By leveraging the power of the private bar, the Lawyers’ Committee engages in impact litigation, policy advocacy, and direct legal services. Since 1968, we have mobilized thousands of pro bono attorneys and other volunteers who … Continue reading Volunteer Today to Protect Civil Rights
“Until the killing of black men (and women), black mothers’ sons (and daughters), becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a white mother’s son (or daughter), we who believe in freedom cannot rest until this happens.” ~ Ella Baker We regret coming to you yet again to bemoan … Continue reading We who believe in freedom are weary today…