Programs & Services

CRLA offers a variety of services and programs
to California's low-income communities.


Thank you for your interest in social justice!
We truly appreciate your desire to help us
provide direct legal services.

Rural Justice

To fight for justice and individual rights alongside
the most exploited communities of our society.

Priority Areas

CRLA program prioritites for client representation
in the following legal areas: housing, labor,
education and leadership development

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CRLA in the NEWS

Thanks to a generous CRLA alumni donor, every donation - up to $30,000 - received by year end will be matched dollar for dollar. That means your gift of:

$50 becomes $100
$100 becomes $200, and
$500 becomes $1,000

Join CRLA in our mission to bring justice to all rural Californians and donate today.


Pajaro Valley Pride!

LGBT Program Director Lisa Cisneros was the Grand Marshall at the annual Pajaro Valley Pride March and Celebration!

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CRLA Supports Transgender Rights

Read CRLA LGBT Program Director Lisa Cisneros’ statement in response to federal proposal to redefine gender.

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CRLA has a long history of seeking justice on behalf of women who have bravely stood up and said NO MÁS to sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.

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Fellowships with CRLA provide law students and recent law graduates an invaluable and rewarding opportunity to develop legal expertise and professional networks in the areas of housing, employment, environmental justice, education, health, or civil rights.


For a farmworker woman, sexual violence is typically suffered in silence. She may not know her legal rights. Employers and supervisors frequently use these fears to exert power and control over farmworker women. These are their stories


We truly appreciate your desire to help us provide
direct legal services, community outreach, and
educational workshops to farmworkers
and other low-income Californians.