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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To D.C. and Beyond: Centro Legal on Oral Arguments in U.S. v. Texas

April 19, 2016
Centro Legal was present at the U.S. Supreme Court during today’s oral arguments to bear witness as we continue to cultivate, in the courts and in the community, the many paths towards the liberation of our immigrant brothers and sisters. On April 18, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas, a case that will determine the fate of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and the expansions to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals... Continue Reading

Centro Legal de la Raza seeks a Development & Communications Director

March 22, 2016
Centro Legal de la Raza seeks an experienced Development & Communications Director who will lead, manage, and implement the organization’s fund development and communications efforts. Expanding and diversifying Centro Legal’s fund raising activities, building a major donor program, and leading the creation and adoption of an organizational communications plan are key elements of future growth. Centro Legal is a dynamic, community-based organization that provides comprehensive legal... Continue Reading

Commitment to the Community: Boxer & Gerson, LLP’s Work with Centro Legal and the City of Oakland

March 21, 2016
Since its founding in 1977, Boxer & Gerson, LLP has been a fierce protector of workers’ rights in the Bay Area. The firm is now the largest in Northern California when it comes to representing injured employees. Aside from their endless work and advocacy for workers’ rights, Boxer & Gerson still finds a way to help the community in other ways Maria Antonieta Sager is a partner with Boxer & Gerson and also chair of Centro Legal de la Raza’s Board of Directors. Maria has served... Continue Reading