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Press Release 08.28.20

The Leadership Conference Launches ‘Make History’ Campaign

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is launching its Make History campaign to spotlight the essential role the private sector plays in building an America as good as its ideals. The launch is accompanied by print and online ads, in space generously donated by the Financial Times.

Press Release 07.15.20

Civil Rights Advocates Urge Congress to Block DOJ Police Funding Program ‘Operation Relentless Pursuit’

WASHINGTON, DC – Civil Rights Corps, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and more than 75 civil rights groups from around the country submitted a letter to the House Committees on Appropriations and Oversight and Reform in opposition to Operation Relentless Pursuit (ORP), the Department of Justice program that encourages the over-policing of Black and Brown communities while doing nothing to increase public safety. 

Press Release 06.24.20

Senate Must Go Boldly on Transformative Policing Reform

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement after the Senate rejected efforts to advance the Republican policing “reform” legislation, the JUSTICE Act:

Press Release 06.23.20

Civil Rights Leaders Urge Opposition to Inept Senate Policing Bill

WASHINGTON – Leading civil rights advocates hosted a press briefing call today to outline why senators must oppose the Republican policing “reform” legislation, the JUSTICE Act. The Senate is expected to take a procedural vote to advance the legislation on Wednesday. Speakers included leaders from The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, NAACP, the Human Rights Campaign, and the Center for American Progress.

Press Release 06.22.20

ADVISORY: Civil Rights Leaders Urge Opposition to Inept Senate Policing Bill

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, June 23, at 1:00 p.m. ET, leading civil rights advocates will host a press briefing call to outline why senators must oppose the Republican policing “reform” legislation, the JUSTICE Act. The Senate is expected to take a procedural vote to advance the legislation on Wednesday. Speakers include leaders from The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, NAACP, the Human Rights Campaign, and Center for American Progress.

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