A Force for Good

Lawyers for Civil Rights fosters equal opportunity and fights discrimination on behalf of people of color and immigrants. We engage in creative and courageous legal action, education, and advocacy in collaboration with law firms and community partners. We focus on eight impact areas that represent the front lines in today’s battle for equality and justice. LCR is headquartered in Boston. We represent clients across Massachusetts and surrounding communities—and the impact of our life-changing work ripples across the country.

In addition to our expert staff, we mobilize hundreds of outstanding attorneys from leading law firms to tackle groundbreaking cases on a pro bono basis. This model creates a force multiplier effect: contributions to LCR result in exponentially greater impact thanks to the thousands of hours donated by our network of valued partners and supporters.


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Our history

As discrimination has evolved—from the lunch counter battles of the 1960s to today’s struggles against deeply entrenched inequality—we have consistently worked to redefine what it means to live and participate equally in our society regardless of race, national origin, or ZIP code.


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Staff

Lawyers for Civil Rights mobilizes the best legal minds in the country to address today’s most pressing civil rights issues. Our staff and leadership comprises top litigators, civil rights advocates, and influential members of the legal community.


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