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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 News

La Lucha Sigue… The Fight Continues

November 11, 2016
Dear Friends, Tuesday night’s election results sent a shock through our community. That shock soon gave way to uncertainty and fear. This is not, however, a time to withdraw in disgust, but a time to come together, as a community, to stand firm and resolute for what we believe in: an open and inclusive society that works tirelessly to lift up everyone, together. Our work at Centro Legal de la Raza has never been so important. As we work to protect our communities from divisive policies... Continue Reading

Centro Legal de la Raza Seeks Donor Relations and Communications Coordinator

November 4, 2016
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Title: Donor Relations and Communications Coordinator Reports to: Executive Director FLSA: Exempt, Full-time Directly Leads: Volunteers and Interns Budgetary Line Responsibility: This position is responsible for raising $300,000 in individual and major donor support. Centro Legal de la Raza seeks a highly motivated Donor Relations and Communications Coordinator who is committed to advancing the rights of immigrant and low income people. The Donor Relations and Communications... Continue Reading

Centro Legal de la Raza Seeks Managing Immigration Attorney

October 28, 2016
The Organization: Founded in 1969 and located in Oakland, California, Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal) is a comprehensive legal services agency focused on strengthening low-income, immigrant, and Latino families and individuals by providing bilingual and culturally competent legal representation, education, and advocacy. The mission of Centro Legal is to protect and expand the rights of low-income people, particularly monolingual Spanish-speaking immigrants. Centro Legal’s immigration... Continue Reading