Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

LatinoJustice PRLDEF

Champions of Civil and Human Rights

four stars

95.99

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

Board Leadership
María D. Meléndez
Chair

CEO
Juan Cartagena
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.99 four stars
  Financial 94.33 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Numbered of staff who are satisfied to be an employee of the institution
27
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

94.33

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
80.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.73
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,817,768
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $441,980
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $184,250
Total Contributions $3,443,998
   Program Service Revenue $101,965
Total Primary Revenue $3,545,963
   Other Revenue $9,581,157
TOTAL REVENUE $13,127,120
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,731,753
   Administrative Expenses $454,416
   Fundraising Expenses $186,723
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,372,892
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,754,228
   
Net Assets $11,106,556

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$193,640 5.74% Juan Cartagena President

Mission

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.

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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

María D. Meléndez
Chair

CEO

Juan Cartagena
President