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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

LatinoJustice PRLDEF

Champions of Civil and Human Rights

four stars

91.08

99 Hudson Street 14th Floor
New York, NY 10013
tel: (800) 328-2322   Web Site
EIN: 13-2722664

Board Leadership
Maria Melendez
Chair

CEO
Juan Cartagena
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.08 four stars
  Financial 88.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

LatinoJustice works to create a more just society by using and challenging the rule of law to secure transformative, equitable and accessible justice, by empowering our community and by fostering leadership through advocacy and education.

For the past 45+ years, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has litigated precedent-setting impact cases across the country, advocated for the rights of Latinos, fostered civic engagement, and trained Latinx to become leaders in their community. Our five pillars of work today address: Voting Rights, Immigrant Justice, Economic Justice, Criminal Justice Reform, and Legal and Leadership Development through our CAP Leadership Institute.

LatinoJustice works to create a more just society by using and challenging the rule of law to secure transformative, equitable and accessible justice, by empowering our community and by fostering leadership through advocacy and education.

For the past 45+ years, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has litigated precedent-setting impact cases across the country, advocated for the rights of Latinos, fostered civic engagement, and trained Latinx to become leaders in their community. Our five pillars of work today address: Voting Rights, Immigrant Justice, Economic Justice, Criminal Justice Reform, and Legal and Leadership Development through our CAP Leadership Institute.

Financial

three stars

88.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
78.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by LatinoJustice PRLDEF on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by LatinoJustice PRLDEF on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LatinoJustice PRLDEF (NY) 91.08 four stars
NumbersUSA (VA) 94.74 four stars
Texas Civil Rights Project (TX) 92.97 four stars
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty (MI) 99.01 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation (OH) 86.59 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,502,304
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $414,268
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $141,210
Total Contributions $2,057,782
   Program Service Revenue $524,636
Total Primary Revenue $2,582,418
   Other Revenue $6,896
TOTAL REVENUE $2,589,314
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,305,450
   Administrative Expenses $354,692
   Fundraising Expenses $175,211
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,835,353
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-246,039
   
Net Assets $1,571,694

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Litigation $1,599,687 69.4%
Communication $399,120 17.3%
Education $306,643 13.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 09/01/2018 91.08 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 89.83 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 86.70 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.04 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 87.09 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 13-2722664
Name in IRS Master File LATINOJUSTICE PRLDEF
NTEE Code I80
NTEE Classification Legal Services
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 May, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$193,640 6.82% Juan Cartagena President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LatinoJustice PRLDEF (NY) 91.08 four stars
Southeastern Legal Foundation (GA) 88.92 three stars
Colorado Children's Campaign (CO) 90.64 four stars
The Sentencing Project (DC) 92.20 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation (OH) 86.59 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

LatinoJustice PRLDEF
99 Hudson Street
14th Floor
New York, NY 10013
tel: (800) 328-2322
fax: (212) 431-4276
EIN: 13-2722664

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Board Leadership

Maria Melendez
Chair

CEO

Juan Cartagena
President

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