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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

LatinoJustice PRLDEF

Champions of Civil and Human Rights

four stars

99.04

475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1901 New York, NY 10115
tel: (800) 328-2322   Web Site
EIN: 13-2722664

Board Leadership
Jose Ramon Gonzalez
Chair

CEO
Juan Cartagena
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.04 four stars
  Financial 98.65 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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

four stars

98.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.86
  Program Expenses Growth 11.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.9%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LatinoJustice PRLDEF (NY) 99.04 four stars
Institute for Justice (VA) 97.19 four stars
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law (NY) 91.90 four stars
Southern Poverty Law Center (AL) 91.30 four stars
Advancement Project (CA) 86.74 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,567,606
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $444,631
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $185,500
Total Contributions $2,197,737
   Program Service Revenue $211,078
Total Primary Revenue $2,408,815
   Other Revenue $31,233
TOTAL REVENUE $2,440,048
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,192,816
   Administrative Expenses $570,215
   Fundraising Expenses $249,140
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,012,171
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,572,123
   
Net Assets $9,660,144

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 $2,255,334 70.6%
Advocacy, Outreach, Communications $671,350 21.0%
Education $266,132 8.3%

Ratings History
LatinoJustice PRLDEF has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2021 99.04 four stars
2018-06 12/01/2019 95.99 four stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 85.76 three stars
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)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$193,640 4.82% Juan Cartagena President & General Counsel

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LatinoJustice PRLDEF (NY) 99.04 four stars
re:power fund (MN) 87.78 three stars
Shriver Center on Poverty Law (IL) 92.46 four stars
Cultural Survival (MA) 90.91 four stars
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (CA) 92.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

LatinoJustice PRLDEF
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1901
New York, NY 10115
tel: (800) 328-2322
fax: (212) 431-4276
EIN: 13-2722664

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Board Leadership

Jose Ramon Gonzalez
Chair

CEO

Juan Cartagena
President

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