The Lawyers’ Committee is a private,nonprofit,nonpartisan legal organization that provides pro bono legal representation to victims of discrimination based on race or national origin. The Committee’s mission is to provide a safeguard for the civil,social,and economic liberties of residents in Greater Boston and throughout Massachusetts. We handle major law reform cases as well as legal actions on behalf of individuals. We also engage in public policy advocacy,community legal education,community economic development,and other legal services that further the cause of civil rights.

Economic Justice

The mission of the Belin Economic Justice Project is to contribute to the economic growth of communities of color throughout Massachusetts by helping small,disadvantaged businesses to grow.

Civil Litigation

The Lawyers’ Committee provides pro bono representation to individuals who have experienced unlawful race or national origin discrimination. We have a track record of successful prosecutions in areas including police misconduct,voting rights,education,employment discrimination,housing,public accommodations,and more.