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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Interfaith Worker Justice

Advancing the rights of workers

two stars

74.94

1020 West Bryn Mawr Avenue Chicago, IL 60660
tel: (773) 728-8400   Web Site
EIN: 36-4063982

Board Leadership
Jeanette Smith and Nora Morales
Co-Chairs

CEO
Laura Barrett
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.94 two stars
  Financial 69.48 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ) is a national network that builds collective power by advancing the rights of workers through unions, worker centers and other expressions of the labor movement and by engaging diverse faith communities and allies in joint action, from grassroots organizing to shaping policy at the local, state and national levels. We envision a nation where all workers enjoy the right to:
- A job with a living wage, health care and pension that allow them to raise families and retire with dignity
- Safe working conditions free from discrimination
- Organize and bargain collectively to improve wages, benefits and conditions without harassment, intimidation or retaliation
- Equal protection under labor law - regardless of immigration status and race - and an end to the practice of pitting immigrant and U.S. born workers against one another
- Fair and just participation in a global economy that promotes the welfare of both domestic and foreign.

Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ) is a national network that builds collective power by advancing the rights of workers through unions, worker centers and other expressions of the labor movement and by engaging diverse faith communities and allies in joint action, from grassroots organizing to shaping policy at the local, state and national levels. We envision a nation where all workers enjoy the right to:
- A job with a living wage, health care and pension that allow them to raise families and retire with dignity
- Safe working conditions free from discrimination
- Organize and bargain collectively to improve wages, benefits and conditions without harassment, intimidation or retaliation
- Equal protection under labor law - regardless of immigration status and race - and an end to the practice of pitting immigrant and U.S. born workers against one another
- Fair and just participation in a global economy that promotes the welfare of both domestic and foreign.

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Financial

one star

69.48

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
65.7%
  Administrative Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.69
  Program Expenses Growth -15.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Interfaith Worker Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Interfaith Worker Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Interfaith Worker Justice (IL) 74.94 two stars
Minority Corporate Counsel Association (DC) 94.35 four stars
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (CA) 86.84 three stars
UnidosUS (DC) 91.36 four stars
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (PA) 95.90 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $515,482
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $109,970
Total Contributions $625,452
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $625,452
   Other Revenue $793
TOTAL REVENUE $626,245
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $656,238
   Administrative Expenses $209,157
   Fundraising Expenses $139,556
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,004,951
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-378,706
   
Net Assets $969,811

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
2018-12 06/01/2020 74.94 two stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 77.46 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 76.68 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 80.86 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 80.58 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.15 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 75.41 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 79.25 two stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 80.26 three 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 36-4063982
Name in IRS Master File INTERFAITH WORKER JUSTICE
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
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
(29) Other religious activities
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 May, 1996
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$47,637 4.74% Laura Barrett Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Interfaith Worker Justice (IL) 74.94 two stars
Colorado Children's Campaign (CO) 90.46 four stars
ALIGN: The Alliance for a Greater New York (NY) 88.23 three stars
The W. Haywood Burns Institute (CA) 86.74 three stars
New York Immigration Coalition (NY) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Interfaith Worker Justice
1020 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Chicago, IL 60660
tel: (773) 728-8400
fax: (773) 728-8409
EIN: 36-4063982

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Board Leadership

Jeanette Smith and Nora Morales
Co-Chairs

CEO

Laura Barrett
Executive Director

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