James Harrington

James C. Harrington is founder and former director of the Texas Civil Rights Project, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2015.

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Jim Harrington photographed in 1979 in San Juan at the first Texas United Farm Workers convention.
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I’m Leaving the Texas Civil Rights Project, but Not the Fight

The process of retiring from the Texas Civil Rights Project, which I founded 25 years ago, has given me the opportunity to reflect on my career as a human rights lawyer. I have passed age 69 and, altogether, have been a lawyer for 42 years. I want to dedicate the last few good years of my life, to the extent they are in the cards, toward working directly with people in a different way. Read More

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