Press Releases

Dec 19, 2012: Jacob's Story

“I’m going home to my abuela’s this weekend; I hope I don’t get stopped….”

Nov 22, 2012: Dando Gracias

Giving Thanks

Nov 9, 2012: Battling Hate with Humor in Charlotte

Send in the Clowns

Nov 4, 2012: ELECTION PROTECTION - 888-VE-Y-VOTA

Election Protection

Sep 19, 2012: LatinoJustice PRLDEF Official Statement on U.S. Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Hate Crimes in the US

For the past 40 years, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has been litigating precedent-setting impact cases across the country and changing the way Latinos live their lives in the United States and the way our country has lived up to its ideals. Through litigation, advocacy and education, LatinoJustice PRLDEF works to protect opportunities for all Latinos to succeed in school and work, fulfill their dreams, and sustain their families and communities. As a civil rights organization, we write to express our concern over the increased incidence of hate crimes against Latinos.

Sep 14, 2012: Voter Purge Settlement Protects Right to Vote for Florida Voters

Florida Must Restore Voting Rights of Those Improperly Purged

Aug 30, 2012: Civil Rights Groups Announce Unity Map for NYC Council Redistricting

LatinoJustice PRLDEF, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), National Institute for Latino Policy (NILP), and the Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ) of Medgar Evers College have released the NYC Council Unity Map, a joint proposal for new City Council districts that reflects New York City’s changing demographics and protects the voting rights of Blacks, Latinos, and Asian Americans.

Aug 30, 2012: Voter Protection 2012

LatinoJustice PRLDEF protected your right to vote during 2008 and 2010 elections and we're ready to do it again. Our attorneys and staff responded to Spanish-language voter concerns from across the East Coast at a national call center, and were on the ground in several counties ensuring that Latino voters received the access and assistance that they are guaranteed by law.

Aug 27, 2012: LatinoJustice PRLDEF and National Organizations, Petition Senate Judiciary Committee to Investigate Hate Group & Hate Crimes in US

An unprecedented number of civil and human rights groups have joined LatinoJustice PRLDEF in petitioning Senate Judiciary Committee to launch an investigation into hate groups and hate crimes in the United States.

Aug 20, 2012: Asian American and Latino Workers Sue Korean Restaurant

Asian American and Latino Workers Sue Korean Restaurant for Labor Violations and Get Temporary Restraining Order Blocking Boss from Retaliating

Aug 2, 2012: Orange County Redistricting

Florida's Orange County’s new Commission redistricting map is discriminatory and violates the civil rights of Latinos by diluting their voting strength, according to a lawsuit filed by several Orange County residents.

Jul 11, 2012: A Letter to The Daily News from Our President and General Counsel

The attack on a sitting judge, and a Latino one at that, will not be tolerated by LatinoJustice PRLDEF and other Latino law organizations.

Jul 2, 2012: LatinoJustice PRLDEF Asks DOJ to Investigate NYC Board of Elections Handling of District 13 Congressional Primary Race

LatinoJustice PRLDEF Asks DOJ to Investigate NYC Board of Elections Handling of District 13 Congressional Primary Race

Jul 2, 2012: LatinoJustice PRLDEF Asks NYS Commission on Judicial Nomination To Consider Latino Attorneys for Vacancy

LatinoJustice PRLDEF Asks NYS Commission on Judicial Nomination To Consider Latino Attorneys for Vacancy

Jul 2, 2012: Latinos Ask Court to Limit 2012 Term and Order Special State Elections in 2013

Latinos Ask Court to Limit 2012 Term and Order Special State Elections in 2013

Jun 28, 2012: 2015 Public Interest Fellowship

Public Interest Fellowships Are Available at LatinoJustice PRLDEF for Fall.

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