The Washington Lawyers’ Committee has been on the front line of civil rights work for more than 50 years. We deploy the best legal talent to fight discrimination, repair the damage of historic racial inequity and break down barriers to opportunity.

We tackle the tough cases, we fight, and we win.

A Historic Moment

The voices of millions are sounding and the conscience of our nation is raised. Although progress is facing severe headwinds, this is not the time to be deterred. We must not waste this momentum. This is a time for action.

Toward an equitable society

the best expertise
hours of pro bono legal assistance per year.

smart philanthropy
$1 → $7
We leverage every dollar you give to generate $7 of legal services from the private bar.

served by high impact advocacy.