Justice Catalyst activates path-breaking approaches to social justice lawyering that have real-world impact and improve the lives of those denied access to justice.
Justice Catalyst Law takes on social justice issues that fall between the cracks of traditional advocacy models, by connecting advocates with diverse specialties and applying a cross-disciplinary approach to the law.
Justice Catalyst administers one-year, potentially renewable, project-based fellowships for graduating law students, or students completing a post-graduation clerkship, to support innovative public interest work at non-profit organizations. Learn more and apply today!
Justice Catalyst is proud to announce its 2021 – 2022 fellowship projects. The projects will be housed at a variety of public interest organizations around the country, carrying out Justice Catalyst’s mission of activating path-breaking approaches to social justice lawyering and affirmative litigation that have real-world impact and improve the lives of the low-wage workers, the poor, and the marginalized.
Justice Catalyst Partner Catholic Labor Network Finds Wage Theft and Worker Misclassification in Construction Industry
Catholic Labor Network (CLN), a Justice Catalyst partner organization, released a report, “The Underground Economy and Wage Theft in Washington, D.C.’s Commercial Construction Sector” exposing rampant wage theft in the construction industry in the District of Columbia.
Ginger Cline, ’20-’21 Justice Catalyst Fellow, Speaks out Against Border Patrol Sending Asylum Seeker Back to Mexico While in Labor
Ginger Cline, a ’20-’21 Justice Catalyst Fellow at Al Otro Lado, a non-profit that provides legal and humanitarian support for asylum seekers, including the couple, spoke with CB8News about the couple’s experience.
Joseph Meyers, a ’20-‘21 Justice Catalyst Fellow, denounced the treatment of Cuban migrants in detention centers on RT Español on March 16.
New Report by DRCVI and Justice Catalyst Fellow ’20-’21 James Campbell Illuminates Federal Discrimination Against the People of the U.S. Virgin Islands
James Campbell, a ’20-’21 Justice Catalyst Fellow at the Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands, worked on a new report documenting the staggering costs to Virgin Islanders of unequal treatment for Medicaid and social security benefits, and in federal voting rights.
Michael Saavedra, a ‘20-‘21 Justice Catalyst Fellow at Youth Justice Coalition (YJC), along with Nalya Rodriguez, sat down with the ACLU in mid-March for an interview about their work with YJC to free people from jails and prisons in Los Angeles.