Founded in 1969, Centro Legal de la Raza is a comprehensive legal services agency protecting and advancing the rights of immigrant, low-income, and Latino communities through bilingual legal representation, education, and advocacy. By combining quality legal services with know-your-rights education and youth development, Centro Legal promotes access to justice for thousands of individuals and families each year throughout Northern and Central California.
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Latest NewsWorkers for popular Burma Superstar restaurants file class action over wages, breaks, sick pay
September 9, 2016
PRESS CONTACTS: Boris Alvarado-Gonzalez, Centro Legal de la Raza, 510-274-2409, firstname.lastname@example.org Laura Impellizzeri, Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, 415-593-0071, email@example.com Mariam Hosseini, Asian Law Caucus, 415-848-7728, firstname.lastname@example.org SAN FRANCISCO (Thurs., Sept. 8) — Current and former employees of Burma Superstar filed a lawsuit today on behalf of about 100 kitchen staff at its chain of restaurants on both sides of San Francisco Bay.... Continue Reading
August 18, 2016
OAKLAND, CA — Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal) stands in solidarity with the 22 immigrant mothers who are currently on the eighth day of a hunger strike at the Berks County Residential Center. These women, along with their children, are being held in detention while they seek asylum in the United States. The women have been held from 60 days to over a year, despite having meritorious claims for release and relatives in the United States who are willing to receive them. Centro... Continue Reading
August 10, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2016 Media Contact: Jesse Newmark email@example.com (510) 437-1863 OAKLAND, CA — In our efforts to prevent devastating tenant displacement throughout the Bay Area, Centro Legal de la Raza vigorously pursues all avenues for relief – from the courtrooms, to the halls of the legislature. Like many places in the Bay Area, Hayward is gentrifying and poor families of color are getting pushed out by dishonest landlords looking to... Continue Reading