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support impact litigation on behalf of marginalized communities
seeking economic, environmental and social justice.
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We’ve provided $5.7 million to fund public interest litigation to benefit a large number of people, lead to significant law reform and raise public consciousness. Join the fight for legal justice.
Support The Impact Fund in reaching our 2016 year-end fundraising goal of $120,000 by January 31, 2017. Your donations will provide grants, advocacy and education in the fight for economic, environmental, racial, and social justice.
APPELLATE RULINGS IN 2016 REVEAL “BIG PICTURE” FOR RACE DISCRIMINATION
Earlier this summer, voting rights advocates won a stunning string of victories in federal courts across the country. In one decision after another, courts struck down voting restrictions enacted by state legislatures emboldened by the Supreme Court’s myopic Shelby County decision.
Of particular note was the Fourth Circuit’s decision in North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP v. McCrory, a must-read for all civil rights litigators...
Earlier this year, the North Carolina legislature passed a sweeping anti-LGBT bill, H.B. 2, which requires public schools and agencies to discriminate against transgender people by prohibiting them from using sex-segregated restrooms according to their gender identity. Plaintiffs Joaquín Carcaño, the ACLU of North Carolina, and others filed a lawsuitchallenging H.B. 2 as unlawful discrimination against transgender individuals under the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
Read how Impact Fund is changing the legal landscape for those that need help the most with insights on the cases we support, rulings we've won and the faces of our community
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