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Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs (WLC)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

WLC is a legal aid society based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1992. As of 2019 they had $5.4 million in revenue and $4.7 million in assets.

To protect, through litigation and legal representation, the civil rights of persons who have historically been subject to discrimination and poverty. The committee provides pro bono services by mobilizing the resource of volunteer lawyers and law firms.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Washington Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights And Urban Affairs.

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Program areas at WLC

WLC engages in litigation, public policy advocacy, client counseling and community education to address racial and other forms of discrimination. The Committee works on matters that affect the District of Columbia and the surrounding region and on cases outside of the region that may have an impact on local residents. We work closely with the private bar to expand the capacity of our staff and rely heavily on firm pro bono partners. Our project priorities include:(1) Creating Equal Opportunity to Economic Stability for Individuals and Families; People of color, women, children and persons with disabilities who are disproportionately forced to live in poverty. The inequities in the social and legal systems have created circumstances in which social mobility is extremely limited and the gap between rich and poor is expanding. Inequality and immobility is significantly worse in communities of color. Poverty has become as much an inheritance as wealth. Work ...

Form 990s for WLC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 14, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Mar 3, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Feb 4, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for WLC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,883,145
Program services$1,588,741
Investment income and dividends$13,247
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$29,076
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-82,268
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$5,431,941

Vendors for WLC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
BlackbaudCRM software; Fundraising software2020-03-05
█████████Content management system software2020-03-05
██████████Fundraising software2020-03-05
███████ ███ ███████ ███Tax accounting2019-02-04
████████████ █████████ ███Feasability Study2017-12-01
█████ █████ ████Tax accounting2013-12-24

Personnel at WLC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Katherine L. GarrettChief Operating Officer-June 16, 2020
Rochelle JonesChief Financial Officer$118,822June 16, 2020
████████ ██ █████Executive Director$155,842June 16, 2020
█████ ██████Director of Development and Communications / Director , Dev and Comm.$112,690June 16, 2020
██████ ██ ██████Prisoners' Rights Advocacy Director / Civil Rights and Urban Affairs-June 16, 2020
█████ █████Lieberman Legal Director-June 16, 2020
████ ██████████Director , Public Education / Director , Pub Education$119,518June 16, 2020
████████ ██ ████Immediate Past Chair$0June 16, 2020
██████ ██ █████████Secretary and Treasurer$0June 16, 2020
...and one more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

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2Washington Legal Foundation (WLF)501(c)(3)$3.7 millionWashington, DC
3Center for Justice and International Law501(c)(3)$3.4 millionWashington, DC
4Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia501(c)(3)$1.7 millionPhiladelphia, PA
5International Law Institute501(c)(3)$1.9 millionWashington, DC
6The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press501(c)(3)$4.1 millionWashington, DC
7Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition501(c)(3)$4.5 millionWashington, DC
8Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL)501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC
9American Constitution Society for Law and Policy501(c)(3)$4.9 millionWashington, DC
10California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation501(c)(3)$2.5 millionSacramento, CA
11Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights501(c)(3)$7.8 millionLos Angeles, CA
12Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund501(c)(3)$2.0 millionNew York, NY
13A Milton Miller Memorial Fund Disability Rights Legal Center501(c)(3)$1.4 millionLos Angeles, CA
14Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus501(c)(3)$9.4 millionSan Francisco, CA
15The Sikh Coalition501(c)(3)$1.7 millionNew York, NY
16Equal Justice Center501(c)(3)$1.3 millionAustin, TX
17Americans for Immigrant Justice F / K / Americans Fla Immigrant Advocacy Center501(c)(3)$5.2 millionMiami, FL
18Nonhuman Rights Project501(c)(3)$1.5 millionCoral Springs, FL
19National Immigration Law Center501(c)(3)$16 millionLos Angeles, CA
20Public Justice Center501(c)(3)$1.8 millionBaltimore, MD
21East-West Management Institute501(c)(3)$15 millionNew York, NY
22Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates501(c)(3)$1.7 millionDallas, TX
23National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild501(c)(3)$1.7 millionBoston, MA
24Innocence Project New Orleans501(c)(3)$1.4 millionNew Orleans, LA
25Louisiana Center for Children's Rights501(c)(3)$3.1 millionNew Orleans, LA