Happy 95th Birthday Rev. James Lawson!

In September 2023 CLUE celebrated the life and legacy of civil rights icon and CLUE co-founder Rev. James M. Lawson

Labor leaders, public servants, and clergy and community members reflect on the impact that Rev. Lawson has had on the movement for economic justice in Southern California.

Has Rev. Lawson made an impact on your life? We are compiling tributes for Rev. Lawson and would love to include yours! Click below and share your memory or testimony. We’ll pass it on!

Rev. Lawson Tribute Posts

In Loving Memory of Rev. James M. Lawson

10 June 2024

Rev. James M Lawson, a giant of justice, fierce civil rights leader, and CLUE co-founder, has passed away. May his memory be a blessing and an encouragement to carry on his legacy of organizing for freedom.

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