Primary geographic focus: Bay Area, California Statewide, Central Coast, Central Valley, Eastern California, Northern District, Rural, Sacramento Region, Southwestern California
Organization Type: Provider, Research/Policy/Organizing
LAAC Membership Type: Members
Lists: Support Centers, IOLTA-Funded
Tags: Education, Employment, Housing, Immigration
Acronym or short name: CRLAF
CRLAF is a statewide, non-profit organization providing legal services and policy advocacy for California’s rural poor. CRLAF focuses on some of the most marginalized communities: the unrepresented, the unorganized, and the undocumented. CRLAF engages in impact litigation, community education and outreach, legislative and administrative advocacy, and public policy leadership on the state and local levels in the areas of labor, housing, education, health, worker safety, pesticides, citizenship, immigration, and environmental justice. CRLAF seeks to bring social justice to rural poor communities throughout California.
PRESS/RESEARCH MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCENews Story Sam Levin
East Bay Express (Oakland)
April 20, 2015
Advocates including the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation have co-sponsored a bill to add standards for community benefits and charity care at nonprofit hospitals.
TRAININGS FROM THIS SOURCE
Community Development Series: Fighting Discriminatory Lending and Protecting Mobile Homes in Rural CaliforniaAug 16, 2016
CRLA and CRLAF present "Fighting Discriminatory Lending and Protecting Mobile Homes in Rural California".
Overview of how immigration status influences a client's interactions with attorneys and government agencies, including courts.
MCLE: 1 hour
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