CLS inherits a rich legacy of farmworker justice in our state: State v. Fox was a pivotal case that established the right of advocates to enter rural labor camps to support and educate farmworkers in their struggle for dignity and opportunity. More
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Second Chances: A criminal record can be a barrier to finding a job and a place to live long after serving time. The reentry clinics and legislative advocacy of the Institutions Project improve opportunities for people reentering their communities after incarceration. More.
1983-present: CLS and its predecessor organizations have been making a deep impact on the provision of safety net programs in Washington State for decades. Our advocacy enhanced and preserved access to public assistance for our state's poorest. More