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Social Justice Organizations and Resources: Civil Liberties / Civil Rights

This Research Guide provides links databases, organizations, and resources under the rubric "Social Justice".

Introduction

The organizations and resources listed address civil liberties (rights guarantied by the constitution) and civil rights (rights guarantied by statutes).  This is a catch-all category for organizations and resources that do not fall neatly in one, or would have to be included in all, categories.  

Civil Liberties / Civil Rights Organizations and Resources

American Civil Liberties Union

https://www.aclu.org

"Our mission is to realize this promise of the United States Constitution for all and expand the reach of its guarantees."

 

The Legal Defense Fund Cases and Papers

https://www.naacpldf.org/case-issue-search/

Resource Page for Cases and Papers from the NAACP Legal Defense Fund

 

National Lawyer’s Guild

https://www.nlg.org/our-work/

“Our aim is to bring together all those who recognize the importance of safeguarding and extending the rights of workers, women, LGBTQ people, farmers, people with disabilities and people of color, upon whom the welfare of the entire nation depends”