California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation

ADVOCATES FOR JUSTICE

"I summoned the courage to speak out, hopefully a lot of other people will also speak out.  I am pleased because justice was served on the people that sexually harassed us."

- Client from class action case, Central Valley

WHO WE ARE

HOW WE WORK

INFLUENCE

Political power is essential to finding long-term solutions to the problems farm workers and other low-wage laborers face. CRLAF is a trusted and respected voice representing low-income rural communities. 

 

EMPOWER

For 35+ years CRLAF has built a reputation as a trusted resource for farm workers and rural families. Empowering our communities to advocate is critical to developing long-term solutions. 

ADVOCATE

To protect the rights of low-wage workers representing large groups is the key to bringing about industry-wide improvements. By representing low-wage workers in class action litigation, CRLAF has achieved sweeping reforms in wage and hour, sexual harassment, and worker safety matters. 

02.21.2020

Farmworkers often work at night harvesting crops. After years of frontline advocacy, CalOSHA has adopted new safety regulations specifying lighting requirements for night work.

12.20.2018

Today, President Donald J. Trump signed House Resolution 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 also known as the Farm Bill.  The signature follows an announcement made earlier today that the Administration will request comment on a proposed rule that attempts to end-run Congressional decision-making authority on the country’s most important anti-hunger program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Pro...

09.16.2018

On our last day in Texas, RAICES invited us to the San Antonio Greyhound bus station to assist with sending off women and children who had recently been released from the immigrant family detention center in Dilley, TX. These women had received positive credible fear determinations, and were departing San Antonio by different buses to finally join the friends and family members with whom they originally came to the United Stat...

09.15.2018

Please be advised that much of what follows may be difficult to read. The team discusses the stories that most affected them during their time at the detention center.

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Today was pesadísimo (very heavy/very difficult). While it feels almost disrespectful to use the word so many fathers use to describe their journey or their detention, it’s hard to find a more appropriate word to describe the hearts and minds of the advocat...

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CONTACT US

info@crlaf.org

 

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Fresno         559-486-6278

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Sacramento, CA 95816

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