WASHINGTON — The Leadership Conference Education Fund and the Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) are launching Black Justice is Our Justice, a campaign to combat white supremacy by fighting anti-Blackness.
Shortened outreach and data processing timelines will harm historically undercounted communities and states across the country
ACLU, NATIONAL WOMEN’S LAW CENTER, TIME’S UP AND THE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE EDUCATION FUND JOIN FORCES TO PRODUCE “A READ-IN for RBG,” A RUTH BADER GINSBURG CELEBRITY TRIBUTE VIDEO CALLING ON VIEWERS TO VOTE TO HONOR HER LEGACY
NEW YORK, NY – October 15, 2020 – A collection of prominent civil rights organizations today released a powerful new video to honor the remarkable legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The Leadership Conference, The Education Fund Welcome Managing Director of Communications, Media and Tech Counsel
WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, welcomed Shin Inouye as managing director of communications and Bertram Lee Jr. as media and tech counsel.
Attempts to shorten the 2020 Census data processing timeline threaten to undercount and underfund communities across the country.
Households and those experiencing homelessness can still respond to the 2020 Census at 2020Census.gov
WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference Education Fund announced James Rucker as its new board chair effective September 23. Rucker is a co-founder and board member of Color Of Change, who also serves on the boards of the Southern Poverty Law Center Action Fund and MoveOn.org. He will replace Carolyn Osolinik who has served as The Education Fund’s board chair since 2019.
WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, The Leadership Conference Education Fund and more than 24 civil rights, employment, and privacy organizations today introduced principles to guide the development, use, auditing, and oversight of hiring assessment technologies. The groups urge policymakers, vendors, and employers to protect the civil rights of working people by ensuring new assessment tools that rely on algorithms and artificial intelligence do not further entrench decades of discrimination. Without guardrails in place, new assessments threaten to perpetuate unjust hiring practices based on race, ethnicity, sex, disability, age, and other factors.
WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, welcomed Janessa Sambola-Harris as a communications manager.
WASHINGTON – The Census Counts campaign today launched Stories for Change, an expanding and downloadable series of videos, quote graphics, and infographics featuring storytellers and census advocates connecting census participation to a wide spectrum of advocacy, including racial justice, immigration, disability, labor, and faith. Each featured participant speaks directly to their own communities on the opportunity the 2020 Census presents to claim the funding, resources, and political power they deserve. The series of three videos were developed in partnership with Arab American Institute, the Arab Resource Organizing Center, The Arc, and Faith in Public Life.