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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:

Press Release 04.14.21

Kristen Clarke is the Civil Rights Leader We Need at the Justice Department

WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the below statement following today’s Senate confirmation hearing of Kristen Clarke to be assistant attorney general for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Justice:

Press Release 04.9.21

Biden’s Budget Request Is Important Change In Course

WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the below statement on President Biden’s fiscal year 2022 Discretionary Request, which would notably include an increase in funding to federal civil rights offices:

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