Public Advocates

Public Advocates is a nonprofit law firm and advocacy organization that challenges the systemic causes of poverty and racial discrimination by strengthening community voices in public policy and achieving tangible legal victories advancing education, housing transportation equity and climate justice. We spur change through collaboration with grassroots groups representing low-income communities, people of color and immigrants, combined with strategic policy reform, media advocacy and litigation, “making rights real” across California since 1971.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|91.39 Score


(3/4)|88.5 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|96 Score



Headquarter Address

131 Steuart Street
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94105