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Deadline for David Carliner Public Interest Lawyer Award Is March 14

Thursday, March 3, 2011

The American Constitution Society (ACS) is accepting applications for the 2011 David Carliner Public Interest Award through March 14. The $10,000 award is for mid-career public interest lawyers whose work exemplifies its namesake’ commitment to advocacy on behalf of marginalized people. Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, … Read More

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Wade Henderson among Advocates Appearing in Characters Unite Civil Rights Documentary

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, appears in a USA Network/NBC Characters Unite special, “Tom Brokaw Presents Bridging the Divide,” as one of several civil and human rights advocates commenting on the “state of the civil rights movement in our changing nation.” The special aired on Friday, December … Read More

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The Leadership Conference Announces New Executive Committee Officers

Friday, October 1, 2010

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights recently announced that Lee A. Saunders will serve as the coalition’s treasurer and Barry Rand will serve as the coalition’s secretary.“It is an honor for me to serve as treasurer of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, an organization that has been at the forefront … Read More

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One Nation Working Together: An Interfaith Call to Action for Civil and Human Rights

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

On Saturday, August 28, faith leaders and civil and human rights advocates gathered at Shiloh Baptist Church to commemorate the 47th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech and commit themselves to renewed activism for social justice. The service began with a performance by the First Mount Zion … Read More

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