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Press Release 10.26.21

Janis Bowdler Will Tackle Systemic Racism and Structural Inequality

WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s appointment of Janis Bowdler as the department’s first counselor for racial equity:

Press Release 09.22.21

The Leadership Conference Announces New Staff Member and Additions to Senior Leadership Team

WASHINGTON — The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund announced today that Scott Simpson is rejoining the organizations as managing director of campaigns and programs. The organizations also announced Jesselyn McCurdy as executive vice president of government affairs, Shin Inouye as executive vice president of communications, and Corrine Yu as senior advisor to the president.

Press Release 07.13.21

The Leadership Conference, The Education Fund Announce Development Team Hires

WASHINGTON — The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, announced today that Pamela Giller will join the organizations as the vice president of development. The organizations also announced that Andrew Ansel, who previously served as director of institutional giving, was promoted to managing director of development.

Press Release 06.22.21

Senate Republicans Block the For the People Act

WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate failed to garner the votes necessary to overcome a procedural step to advance the For the People Act:

Press Release 05.13.21

The Senate Must Swiftly Confirm Kristen Clarke

WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee vote split along party lines on the nomination of Kristen Clarke to serve as assistant attorney general for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Justice:

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