About CCR

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The Center for Constitutional Rights is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change.

Mission and History
Learn about more than 40 years of CCR's work on the frontlines of social justice.

Movement Support
CCR provides movement support in order to compliment CCR’s legal work by linking the Center to various movements, projects and initiatives locally, nationally and internationally.

Staff and Board
To see the individuals who are making CCR's work happen browse a list of our Staff and Board.

Jobs and Internships
Jobs and Internships are posted here first, so please check back regularly.

Annual Report
Available for download as pdf.

Periodically, we gather significant developments and updates from the Center for Constitutional Rights in a concise newsletter.

Bertha Justice Institute
CCR launched the Bertha Justice Institute (BJI) to build a new generation of lawyers and legal workers that have the vision, expertise and determination to create social change.

CCR's groundbreaking work turns heads, and we are honored to be chosen both by the legal community and larger circles for a variety of awards.

Contact Us
Questions, comments or concerns? Send us an email using this form.