Priority Areas

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


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

Programs & Services

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

Rural Justice

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

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CRLA in the NEWS


CRLA Comments on "Public Charge" Rule

The "public charge" rule determines whether an individual can be denied legal permanent residency or an immigrant visa based on their use of a public benefit. Yesterday the public comment period for the Department of Homeland Security's proposed changes to the "public charge" rule closed. Read CRLA's comment.

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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.