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Press Release 01.14.21

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Welcomes New Board Vice Chairs and Secretary

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights this week welcomed Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, and Farhana Khera, president and executive director of Muslim Advocates, as vice chairs of the organization’s board of directors. The Leadership Conference also welcomed Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center, as secretary of the board.

Press Release 01.12.21

The Leadership Conference, The Education Fund Welcome Key Staff

WASHINGTON — The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, welcomed Kiersten Thornton as vice president of people and culture, Tamara Elaine Chrisler as senior advisor, organizational compliance and development, and Stephen Peters as director of media relations.

Press Release 01.7.21

Vanita Gupta to Take Leave as Head of The Leadership Conference and The Education Fund

WASHINGTON – Judith L. Lichtman, board chair of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and James Rucker, board chair of The Leadership Conference Education Fund, issued the following statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s intent to nominate Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of the organizations, to be Associate Attorney General:

Press Release 10.26.20

Trump Administration Must Offer Humanitarian Protections to Cameroonians

WASHINGTON—The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and 79 other civil rights groups today urged President Trump and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Wolf to immediately provide the maximum protection possible through a Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) or Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Cameroonians.

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