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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Tahirih Justice Center

Protecting immigrant women and girls courageously fleeing violence.

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three stars

88.40

6402 Arlington Boulevard Suite 300
Falls Church, VA 22042
tel: (571) 282-6161   Web Site
EIN: 54-1858176

Board Leadership
Douglas Henck
Chair

CEO
Layli Miller-Muro
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.40 three stars
  Financial 83.60 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Tahirih Justice Center works to protect immigrant women and girls seeking justice in the United States from gender-based violence. Leveraging both in-house and pro bono attorneys, we empower our clients to achieve justice and equality through holistic direct legal services and national public policy advocacy. Tahirih has developed an innovative and comprehensive approach to address the acute and growing needs of immigrant women and girls fleeing violence that combines direct legal services, client-based public policy advocacy, and public education.

The Tahirih Justice Center works to protect immigrant women and girls seeking justice in the United States from gender-based violence. Leveraging both in-house and pro bono attorneys, we empower our clients to achieve justice and equality through holistic direct legal services and national public policy advocacy. Tahirih has developed an innovative and comprehensive approach to address the acute and growing needs of immigrant women and girls fleeing violence that combines direct legal services, client-based public policy advocacy, and public education.

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Financial

three stars

83.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
62.6%
  Administrative Expenses 27.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.24
  Program Expenses Growth 18.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tahirih Justice Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tahirih Justice Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tahirih Justice Center (VA) 88.40 three stars
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (CA) 89.37 three stars
Support Center for Child Advocates (PA) 91.30 four stars
The Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center (CA) 91.93 four stars
Volunteer Lawyers Network (MN) 87.74 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,344,692
   Federated Campaigns $67,402
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,402,799
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,549,400
Total Contributions $8,364,293
   Program Service Revenue $1,825
Total Primary Revenue $8,366,118
   Other Revenue $-136,679
TOTAL REVENUE $8,229,439
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,513,262
   Administrative Expenses $1,843,584
   Fundraising Expenses $644,327
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,001,173
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,228,266
   
Net Assets $6,915,490

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 88.40 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 88.66 three stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 89.35 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 88.98 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 88.25 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.29 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 93.67 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 89.72 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 94.32 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 90.61 four stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 90.55 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 54-1858176
Name in IRS Master File TAHIRIH JUSTICE CENTER
NTEE Code R21
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(430) Defense of human and civil rights
(462) Legal aid to indigents
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date November, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$140,042 2.00% Layli Miller-Muro Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tahirih Justice Center (VA) 88.40 three stars
Neighborhood Legal Services Association (PA) 86.50 three stars
Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC) (MD) 97.17 four stars
Texas Defender Service (TX) 88.17 three stars
Youth Law Center (CA) 90.04 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Tahirih Justice Center
6402 Arlington Boulevard
Suite 300
Falls Church, VA 22042
tel: (571) 282-6161
fax: (571) 282-6162
EIN: 54-1858176

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Board Leadership

Douglas Henck
Chair

CEO

Layli Miller-Muro
Chief Executive Officer

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