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All people deserve to live free of violence

CRLA Statement Regarding Gun Violence in Half Moon Bay, Monterey Park, and Goshen, CA

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March 20, 2024

Racial Discrimination Complaint Names CA State Water Board As Partly To Blame For Fertilizer Contamination In Central Coast Drinking Wells

Latino community groups in California's Central Coast region filed a Civil Rights Complaint with the U.S. EPA against the State Water Resources Control Board to address racially disproportionate impacts of water pollution from nitrogen fertilizers used by the agricultural industry. 

February 21, 2024

San Luis Obispo County Residents Clear Criminal Records with Help from CRLA and Local Partners

San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office, San Luis Obispo County Probation Department, San Luis Obispo Defenders, Restorative Partners, People’s Justice Project, California Rural Legal Assistance, and San Luis Obispo College of Law will host a free legal Clean Slate Clinic for San Luis Obispo County residents for criminal record expungement, felony reduction, and arrest record sealing on Friday, March 8, 2024.

December 29, 2023

December 2023 Litigation Update

Over the past couple of weeks, CRLA clients and advocates have creatively engaged in zealous advocacy in a number of significant litigation cases. We wanted to share a snapshot of these cases.

December 11, 2023

CRLA, Inc. Announces $3.6 Million Gift from MacKenzie Scott

The funds position California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. to significantly expand community-led justice in rural areas on the front lines of climate change, the housing crisis, and other statewide challenges.

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