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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

LatinoJustice PRLDEF

Committed to Justice and Leadership Since 1972

three stars

89.83

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 89.83 three stars
  Financial 88.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For the past 45 years, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has been changing the way Latinos live their lives in the United States and the way our country has lived up to its ideals. By litigating precedent-setting impact cases across the country, advocating for the rights of Latinos, fostering civic engagement, and training Latinos to become leaders in their community, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has profoundly improved the way Latinos are treated in U.S. society, working to ensure that they have more opportunities for political, economic, social and educational equality. 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. We provide millions of Latinos nationwide with a voice and with legal champions who will defend their civil and constitutional rights.

For the past 45 years, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has been changing the way Latinos live their lives in the United States and the way our country has lived up to its ideals. By litigating precedent-setting impact cases across the country, advocating for the rights of Latinos, fostering civic engagement, and training Latinos to become leaders in their community, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has profoundly improved the way Latinos are treated in U.S. society, working to ensure that they have more opportunities for political, economic, social and educational equality. 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. We provide millions of Latinos nationwide with a voice and with legal champions who will defend their civil and constitutional rights.

Financial

three stars

88.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 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) 89.83 three stars
Committee to Protect Journalists (NY) 93.17 four stars
ACLU Foundation of Maryland (MD) 91.66 four stars
Freedom From Religion Foundation (WI) 97.17 four stars
ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts (MA) 88.28 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 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)
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  • 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) 89.83 three stars
American Humanist Association (DC) 93.41 four stars
First Liberty Institute (TX) 89.07 three stars
Electronic Privacy Information Center (DC) 97.06 four stars
Latino Policy Forum (IL) 85.97 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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