Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Inc

Chicago, IL   |  WWW.CLCCRUL.ORG

Mission

WE PROVIDE LEGAL REPRESENTATION THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS WITH THE PRIVATE BAR, AND WE COLLABORATE WITH GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS AND OTHER ADVOCACY GROUPS TO IMPLEMENT COMMUNITY-BASED SOLUTIONS THAT ADVANCE CIVIL RIGHTS.

Ruling year info

1976

Principal Officer

BONNIE ALLEN

Main address

100 N La Salle St Ste 600

Chicago, IL 60602

EIN

51-0189264

NTEE code info

Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups (R20)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

COMMUNITY LAW PROJECT - OUR ATTORNEYS HAVE HELPED TO BUILD, STRENGTHEN AND SUPPORT NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND SMALL BUSINESSES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND DELIVER SOCIAL SERVICES IN LOW-INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS SINCE 1985. OUR WORK IS FOCUSED IN HISTORICALLY DISINVESTED COMMUNITIES OF COLOR ON CHICAGO'S SOUTH AND WEST SIDES. OUR ATTORNEY VOLUNTEERS AND EXPERT LEGAL STAFF PROVIDE NONPROFIT LEADERS AND SMALL BUSINESSES OWNERS WITH THE KNOWLEDGE TO SUSTAIN THE QUALITY OF THEIR PROGRAMS, IMPROVE OUTCOMES, AND SPUR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Expenses
$415,145
Revenue
$30,017

HOUSING OPPORTUNITY PROJECT - THE HOUSING OPPORTUNITY PROJECT FOCUSES ON SYSTEMIC LITIGATION AND ADVOCACY TO COMBAT HOUSING DISCRIMINATION AND BARRIERS TO OPPORTUNITY. WE INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS OF DISCRIMINATION THROUGHOUT THE CHICAGO METROPOLITAN AREA, EDUCATE PEOPLE ABOUT FAIR HOUSING RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS AND PROVIDE REPRESENTATION TO INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS TO CHALLENGE DISCRIMINATORY POLICIES AND PRACTICES BASED ON RACE, NATIONAL ORIGIN AND OTHER PROTECTED CLASSES. WE ALSO ENGAGE IN ADVOCACY SUPPORTING EQUITABLE DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENT IN HISTORICALLY DISINVESTED COMMUNITIES OF COLOR SUPPORTING THE STABILIZATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF HOUSING.

Expenses
$328,331
Revenue
$28,000

VOTING RIGHTS & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT - CHICAGO LAWYERS' COMMITTEE WORKS TO PREVENT, REDUCE, AND ELIMINATE BARRIERS TO VOTING AND CIVIC PARTICIPATION, ESPECIALLY IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR AND LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES, TO ENSURE THAT EACH ELIGIBLE CITIZEN IS ABLE TO CAST A BALLOT AND MAKE THEIR VOICE HEARD.

Expenses
$291,150
Revenue
$0

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