Centro Legal De La Raza (Oakland, CA)

Founded in 1969, Centro Legal de la Raza provides free or low-cost, bilingual, culturally-sensitive legal aid for low-income residents of the Bay Area, including monolingual, Spanish-speaking immigrants. HQ in Oakland.

Primary geographic focus: California
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: Centro Legal
Tags: Minorities: Racial/Ethnic

Founded in 1969 by Latino law students from Boalt Hall at UC Berkeley, Centro Legal de la Raza is a comprehensive legal services agency protecting and advancing the rights of immigrant, low-income, and Latino communities through bilingual legal representation, education, and advocacy.

Located in the Fruitvale/San Antonio District of Oakland, Centro Legal de la Raza has been a cornerstone for justice for the Latino, immigrant, and low-income communities of the Bay Area for over 40 years.

By combining quality legal services with know-your-rights education and youth development, Centro Legal de la Raza promotes access to justice for thousands of individuals and families each year throughout the East Bay region of Northern California.


News Story

Burma Superstar disputes lawsuit from its employees

Michael Bodley
San Francisco Chronicle
September 17, 2016
Owners of the popular Bay Area restaurant chain Burma Superstar fired back against charges made in a lawsuit that they didn’t fairly pay their employees.

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