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Press Release 03.28.19

Policing Reform Campaign Urges ‘New Era’ of Public Safety

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference Education Fund today launched a new campaign, “New Era of Public Safety” featuring groundbreaking tools to increase trust, fairness, justice, and mutual respect between police departments and the communities they serve.

Press Release 03.26.19

Rev. William Barber to Receive Civil and Human Rights Community’s Highest Honor

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights will present the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II with its highest honor during its 43rd annual Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award Dinner on May 15. A pastor and social justice advocate, Rev. Barber is a consequential and moral voice advocating on many issues that are core to the civil rights movement, including voting rights, redistricting, fair labor, and women’s rights.

Press Release 03.14.19

Congress Must Affirm its Role and Support the Rule of Law

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the expected votes on H.J.Res. 46, the Senate resolution to terminate President Trump’s “national emergency” declaration, and H.Con.Res. 24, the House resolution calling for the report of Special Counsel Mueller to be made available to the public and to Congress:

Press Release 01.22.19

The Leadership Conference & The Education Fund Welcome Gaylynn Burroughs as Senior Policy Counsel

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, welcome policy expert Gaylynn Burroughs as senior policy counsel. Burroughs joins the organizations from the Feminist Majority and the Feminist Majority Foundation, where she led implementation of policy priorities for reproductive health and women’s rights.