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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

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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PJC settles $1 million case alleging unpaid wages & employment discrimination on behalf of 250 workers

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Ronnie Reno honored with Retired Pro Bono Volunteer Maryland Pro Bono Service Award

The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland recently honored Public Justice Center attorney Ronnie Reno with the Retired Pro Bono Volunteer Maryland Pro Bono Service Award. The award is presented…

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PJC Workplace Justice Project and Murphy Anderson honored with Outstanding Achievement Award from Washington Lawyers’ Committee

The award recognizes the work of the PJC and Murphy Anderson in partnership with the Washington Lawyers’ Committee in settling a case alleging unpaid wages and employment discrimination against a…

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Report on the 2022 session of the Maryland General Assembly

Advocacy in Annapolis is always a cross between a sprint and a marathon, and this year's session of the Maryland General Assembly was no exception. Together with coalition partners, legislators,…

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New report from ACLU and NCCRC: No eviction without representation

The report provides an overview of the devastating, long-lasting consequences of eviction and considers evidence on providing legal representation as a way to reduce evictions and help mitigate these harms.…

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