California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation





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. 



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. 


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. 


At CRLA Foundation, we celebrate the Supreme Court's decision today recognizing that family unity and human dignity cannot be trumped by politics. We stand in solidarity, hand-in-hand, with our brothers and sisters—DACA recipients, DREAMers, and all undocumented immigrants—celebrating today. We rejoice knowing that this decision will allow hundreds of thousands of young people to feel safer today, and we will continue to suppo...


CRLA Foundation acknowledges the pain that is tormenting our country and stands in solidarity with our Black community members as an ally in the fight for racial justice.  The senseless killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breona Taylor, and so many other Black individuals urge us to come together to end the dehumanization and criminalization of people of color.

At CRLA Foundation, we value social justice and equity for all...


CARES brought a bit of relief to millions of workers, but left out millions more. California became the first state to establish a fund to provide financial aid to undocumented workers impacted by the coronavirus. On April 16, Governor Newsom announced that the state will give $500 to undocumented immigrants in the state who were not eligible for aid from the federal government's $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package.



At its meeting on April 6, 2020, the Judicial Council adopted an emergency rule that effectively stops all evictions, other than those necessary to protect public health and safety, for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency.

The rule is applicable to all courts and to all eviction cases, whether they are based on a tenant’s missed rent payment or another reason.

This new court rule will apply until 90 days after the Governor li...

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