Latin American Workers Project

Jackson Heights, NY
This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.
This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.

Mission

LAWP, FOUNDED IN 1997, HAS BEEN DEDICATED TO PROMOTE JUSTICE AND PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY BY INCREASING LOW-WAGE IMMIGRANT AND MIGRANT WORKERS CAPACITY FOR SELF-DETERMINATION. LAWP'S MISSION IS TO EMPOWER LOW-WAGE IMMIGRANT AND MIGRANT WORKERS, THROUGH ORGANIZING AND EDUCATING THEM TO BECOME LEADERS THEIR COMMUNITIES AND TO ACHIEVE BETTER LIVING AND WORKING CONDITIONS.

Ruling year info

2003

Main address

7909 Roosevelt Ave

Jackson Heights, NY 11372 United States

EIN

14-1812487

NTEE code info

Labor Unions/Organizations (J40)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Our programs

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

THE LEGAL WORKERS RIGHTS PROGRAM PROVIDED LEGAL ASSISTANCE AND REPRESENTATION IN A RANGE OF MATTERS INCLUDING EFFORTS TO RECOVER UNPAID WAGES, OBTAIN WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND IMMIGRATION ISSUES. LAWP PREPARED AND DISTRIBUTED EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS THROUGHOUT THE EIGHT ORGANIZED SITES(INCLUDING THE BAY PARKWAY COMMUNITY JOB CENTER AND THE DESIGNATED HIRING SITE FOR WOMEN DAY LABORERS IN WILLIAMSBURG) WHERE WORKERS GATHER, WORK, AND LIVE.

Expenses
$109,176
Revenue
$0

THE 9/11 CAMPAIGN ADDRESSED THE ONGOING NEEDS OF THE 9/11 CLEAN UP WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE SERVICES PROVIDED INCLUDED, INCREASING ACCESS TO LOW COST MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTHCARE FOR THE UNINSURED, EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR RENT, FOOD, AND UTILITIES; AS WELL AS TRANSLATION SERVICES AND LEGAL ASSISTANCE. A TOTAL OF 3,061 CASES HAVE BEEN REVIEWED OF WHICH 2,449 WERE CLASSIFIED AS DISABLED AND 612 WERE FOUND AS PARTIALLY DISABLED.

Expenses
$95,675
Revenue
$0

LAWP LAWYERS AND LEGAL PROFESSIONAL REPRESENT OUR MEMBERS IN A RANGE OF MATTERS INCLUDING EFFORTS TO RECOVER UNPAID WAGES, OBTAIN DAMAGES FOR WORKPLACE INJURIES, ADDRESS IMMIGRATION ISSUES, AND AIDS THE ORGANIZATION IN THE EFFORTS TO EFFECT INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE THROUGH PUBLIC POLICIES.

Expenses
$62,353
Revenue
$0

Other Program Expenses(from Schedule 0)

Expenses
$83,199
Revenue
$0

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