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Our Mission 

The Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center (CREEC) is a nonprofit legal organization that fights for liberation through the lens of intersectional disability justice through a combination of education, legal advocacy direct services, and impact litigation.

Select CREEC Awards and Honors

  • In 2020, CREEC was honored to receive the Health Equity Champion Award from the Center for Health Progress.
  • In 2017, CREEC was recognized by The Center on Colfax, Colorado’s largest LGBTQ community center with the Visionaries in Action Award.
  • In 2016, CREEC received the Fair Housing Leadership Award from the Denver Metro Fair Housing Center. 

The Accessibility Project fights for a world free of ableism by engaging in impact litigation, individual and systems advocacy, and education. We use these tools to focus on the intersection of race and disability to fight against incarceration, police brutality, and ableist discrimination.

The Immigration Detention Accountability Project (IDAP) works at the intersection of immigrant and disability justice. Through impact litigation, direct representation, and education, we fight for people in contact with our country’s ableist immigration system. Our project believes that immigration detention must be abolished.

Recent News

Federal Court Allows Discrimination Case Against Salvation Army’s Opioid Use Disorder Policy to Continue 

Statement from Justice Catalyst Law on Court ruling allowing case to continue in 12 states   Today, the federal District Court of Massachusetts rejected a motion to dismiss and ruled against the Salvation Army’s Eastern Territory in a case challenging the Salvation…

The City of Sacramento Fails to Stop Racial Justice Protesters from Suing for Police Violence

SACRAMENTO, CA — A federal judge rejected the City of Sacramento’s attempt to end a lawsuit against police violence brought by racial justice protesters. The case, White v. City of Sacramento, seeks to stop the City and its Police Department…