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Press Release 10.30.20

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Issues Scorecard for 116th Congress

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights today released its scores for every member of the 116th United States Congress. The Voting Record, which has been issued for every Congress since 1969, scores votes taken by every senator and representative on the legislative priorities of The Leadership Conference. The Leadership Conference’s Voting Record is neither an endorsement nor condemnation of any member of Congress.

Press Release 09.24.20

Trump’s Civil Rights Division Is Failing Our Democracy

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the House Judiciary Committee’s oversight hearing on the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Gupta previously ran the division under President Obama:

Uncategorized 09.23.20

All Officers Responsible for Breonna Taylor’s Murder Must Be Held Accountable

WASHINGTON—Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement in response to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s announcement on the grand jury’s findings regarding the police officers who murdered Breonna Taylor in her home earlier this year:

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. 

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