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.
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.