Who We Are

"A splendid body of tigerish people"

- Alexander Cockburn

The Center for Constitutional Rights works with communities under threat to fight for justice and liberation through litigation, advocacy, and strategic communications. Since 1966, we have taken on oppressive systems of power, including structural racism, gender oppression, economic inequity, and governmental overreach.
Meet the CCR staff. Our Legal, Advocacy, and Communications staff are responsible for CCR’s programmatic work. Our Development and Operations Departments, meanwhile, make all of our other efforts...
Periodically, we gather significant developments and updates from the Center for Constitutional Rights in a concise newsletter that can bring a reader up to speed on work around all of our cases and...
CCR’s Board is made up of some of the country’s leading progressives, from lawyers and longtime activists, to human rights pioneers and academics. Many began their association with CCR as volunteers...
The Center for Constitutional Rights would not be able to fight for justice without the help of its supporters. We are extremely grateful for the loyalty and generosity our donors have shown over the...

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September 14, 2015