LGBTQ Rights

Civil and Human Rights Coalition Urges Labor Department to Allow Workers to Keep their Tips

Monday, February 5, 2018

WASHINGTON – Today, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights submitted comments to the Department of Labor (DOL) in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to rescind portions of tip regulations DOL issued in 2011 pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Leadership Conference noted the proposed rule deviates from DOL’s … Read More

The Leadership Conference Education Fund Releases Report on Trump’s Civil and Human Rights Rollbacks

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference Education Fund today released “Without Justice: Trump’s Across-the-Board Assault on Civil and Human Rights,” a report on the Trump administration’s first year and its attacks on our nation’s hard-fought civil and human rights achievements. The report is the 2018 edition of The Education Fund’s annual Civil Rights Monitor and comes the … Read More

Civil and Human Rights Coalition: ‘TelePrompter Trump’ Hostile to Our Civil and Human Rights

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address: “TelePrompter Trump may have delivered a coherent speech before a live studio audience, but the behind-the-scenes footage reveals his administration’s hostility toward civil and human rights. He touts … Read More

Vanita Gupta Delivers Keynote Remarks at the Matthew Shepard Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Commemorative Breakfast

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

DENVER – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, today delivered the keynote remarks at the Matthew Shepard Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Commemorative Breakfast. Her prepared remarks follow below: Thank you for your kind words and for your leadership of the amazing Matthew Shepard Foundation.  It is a privilege to … Read More

Categories: Judiciary, LGBTQ Rights, Nominations, Press Releases

Lambda Legal, Joined By Several National Civil Rights Organizations, Delivers First Resistance “Pre-buttal” To Trump’s State of the Union Address

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

You can download the full audio of today’s call here. WASHINGTON – Today, Lambda Legal, delivered a resistance “pre-buttal” hours ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union Address. Lambda Legal’s Sharon McGowan, was joined on a media call by other resistance leaders including Todd Cox at the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Kaylie … Read More

Categories: Judiciary, LGBTQ Rights, Nominations, Press Releases