Civil Rights Awards Dinner Honors ‘Change Agents’

Thursday, May 17, 2018

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights honored inspiring change agents leading the defining movements of the 21st century last night during the annual Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award Dinner. This year’s awardees were: Cecile Richards, lifelong activist and former president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America; Tarana … Read More

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Audio Available: Media Call with Environmental, Civil Rights Advocates on Oldham

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Contact: Laurie Kinney, Laurie@afj.org (202) 464-7367/cell (571) 882-3615 WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, May 16, at 11 am Eastern, leaders of national environmental and civil rights advocacy organizations held a press call to brief reporters on the anti-environment, anti-civil rights record of Andrew Oldham, nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Oldham currently serves … Read More

Confirmation of Nalbandian Threatens Voting Rights

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of John Nalbandian to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit: “John Nalbandian is a partisan and ideological lawyer whose sustained loyalty to ultra conservative interest groups … Read More

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Testimony: Hearing on Reports of Impunity for Extrajudicial Executions in the United States

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

View a PDF of this testimony here. Written Submission of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Inter-American Commission on Human Rights 166th Period of Sessions, December 7, 2017 On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to … Read More

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