How We Work

With generous support from the legal community, grant makers, foundations and other donors, we provide free legal services in four main ways:

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Free legal info, fact sheets

We offer know-your-rights trainings, 100-plus fact sheets, other online resources.

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Clinics, helplines

We provide individualized legal advice and help, by phone and in person.

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We bring class and individual actions, limited representation, impact litigation.

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Policy advocacy

We draft and promote laws and policies to strengthen civil and workplace rights.

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The people we serve

Click the photos below to learn what kinds of issues we address and what communities we serve.

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There have been calls for an immigrants' strike nationwide on Thursday, Feb. 16, and a general strike on Friday. We are not sure how many people plan to leave work to participate — or whether they will take part in...

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The Trump administration got straight to work trying to wipe out history and civil rights. Within moments of the inauguration, it removed the database of enforcement cases from the U.S. Department of Labor website; it erased former Secretary Tom Perez’s...

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The health, safety, and financial security of low-wage workers are at greater risk than ever as the new administration threatens to unravel decades of civil rights and labor laws. Our New Year's message to our dear clients, colleagues, board members,...

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