Our Mission Statement

The Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ) is a community-based legal organization that specializes in addressing racial justice issues. CLSJ provides quality legal advocacy, trainings, and research services in a personal manner to people of African descent and the disenfranchised.

Our Vision Statement

The Center for Law and Social Justice’s vision is to be a resource for the liberation of African people in order to achieve a world that will equally distribute society’s and nature’s wealth to everyone, such that they are able to realize their highest creative potential and enjoy their cultural, economic, political, and social rights.

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Brooklyn district attorney candidate forum: Five days before election

By LURIE DANIEL FAVORS and L. JOY WILLIAMS (Appeared in the Aug. 31, 2017 online version of the Amsterdam News) Restorative Justice: Traditional approaches to justice tend to focus solely…

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Meet the 2017 CLSJ Summer Law Interns

The Center for Law and Social Justice is pleased to introduce our 2017 Summer Law Interns. The interns work alongside CLSJ staff on policy, advocacy, research, and litigation initiatives. Summer…

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#BlackWealthMatters: How Race, Debt & Personal Choices Shape Black Economics

by Lurie Daniel Favors, Esq. Wealth and Debt in Black Communities: “If current economic trends continue, the average [B]lack household will need 228 years to accumulate as much wealth as…

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