Fighting Hate & Bias News

Press Release 03.27.20

Compromise Bill Supports Many, But Congress Must Do Much More

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the passage of the third Congressional COVID-19 relief package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act:

Press Release 03.11.20

The Leadership Conference and The Education Fund Bolster Anti-Hate and Bias Efforts

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, welcomed Becky Monroe as director, and Iman Boukadoum as senior manager, of the Fighting Hate and Bias program; and Charmaine Riley as a communications manager. The Fighting Hate and Bias program combats hate and bigotry, advances immigrant rights, and supports community leaders and advocates who have long been leading these fights.

Press Release 02.26.20

Senate Must Follow House and Denounce Lynching

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the bipartisan House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, which would designate lynching as a hate crime under federal law: