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We pursue systemic change for social justice, economic and race equity, and fundamental human rights.

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Worried about your home or job during the coronavirus pandemic?

COVID-19 has shaken the lives of Marylanders in many ways. Check out answers to frequently asked questions about workers' and tenants' rights.

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Stories of Justice

Home care workers hold employer accountable for unpaid wages and retaliation

Lawsuit also sets good case law for enforcing workers’ rights

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Read how you’re building a just society in the FY21 Annual Report

You inspired and powered our work to address the immense challenges surfaced by the COVID-19 pandemic while, at the same time, advocating for laws, policies, and practices to advance...

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Thank you, Tyra!

Highlights from Tyra Robinson’s advocacy at the Public Justice Center

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Thank you, Renuka!

Highlights and reflections on Renuka Rege’s advocacy at the Public Justice Center

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Baltimore Renters United campaign calls for changes to Sheriff’s eviction practices, cuts Sheriff’s budget, and urges funding for right to counsel

Tenants deserve dignity, justice, and respect. Yet the Baltimore Sheriff’s Office makes the already-violent eviction process even more traumatic by refusing to tell tenants when their evictions are happening.

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Court of Appeals decisions bring victories for workers’ rights and court transparency, mixed results for rental licensing enforcement

Decisions from the Court of Appeals have wide-ranging impact on Marylanders’ lives, affecting everything from workers’ rights to safe and healthy housing to the way our judicial system operates. As…

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