Testimony

Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing – Testimony of Wade Henderson

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Location: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Sessions, and members of the Committee: I have the privilege of representing the views of The Leadership Conference, the nation’s leading civil and human rights coalition consisting of more than 200 organizations, working to build an America that is as good as its ideals. This morning, I … Read More

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Financial Regulatory Reform – Nancy Zirkin

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Location: House Committee on Financial Services Chairman Frank, Ranking Member Bachus, and members of the Committee: I am Nancy Zirkin, Executive Vice President of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR). Thank you for inviting LCCR to become a part of your Committee’s incredibly important discussion on improving consumer protections in the financial services industry. … Read More

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Immigration Reform – Testimony of Wade Henderson

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Location: Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Citizenship I’d like to begin with what I hope are a few points on which we can all agree.  First, I think it is clear to everyone that our nation’s immigration system is badly broken.  It fails to keep up with economic realities, it does … Read More

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Crack-Powder Disparity – Testimony of Wade Henderson

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Location: Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Graham, and members of the Committee: I am Wade Henderson, president & CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR).  Thank you for the opportunity to submit testimony for the record regarding this hearing on the federal cocaine sentencing disparity. LCCR is the … Read More

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A Strong Labor Movement Is Critical for Civil Rights – Testimony of Wade Henderson

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Location: Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Senator Harkin, Ranking Member Enzi, and members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, I am Wade Henderson, President and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR). I am also honored to serve as the Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. Professor of Public … Read More

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