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$171 Thousand Cy Pres!

CRLA received a $171,983 Cy Pres award thanks to Dan Mogin and the Mogin Law Firm (www.moginlaw.com)! We thank Dan and his staff for nominating CRLA and supporting Rural Justice.


Good Crop, Bad Crop

Slate/By Gabriel Thompson
Too often, workers picking America’s produce face poor treatment and wage theft. The U.S. is barely using a law designed to stop it.

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Jose and Windcall Residency

We are pleased to announce that Jose Padilla has been selected as a recipient of a 2017 Windcall Residency! This impressive honor is awarded to leaders working for social justice.

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Interview with Cynthia Rice

Cynthia Rice talks about Kern County and the disparities in discipline that students of color are faced with while in school. Also, featured is Emily DeRuy, the senior associate education editor at The Atlantic.

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CRLA Walked In, Monterey County Woke Up

The Salinas office is one of CRLA’s first offices, and when CRLA walked in, Monterey County woke up because community workers and attorneys challenged the system.

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