WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund announced today that Dena Craig has joined the organizations as Director of Media Relations, and Anita Banerji as Senior Program Director for Media and Tech.
Accountable Now platform adds police use of force data for Minneapolis, Seattle, Portland, and more.
WASHINGTON — The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, announced today that Pamela Giller will join the organizations as the vice president of development. The organizations also announced that Andrew Ansel, who previously served as director of institutional giving, was promoted to managing director of development.
WASHINGTON — The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, announced today that Jesselyn McCurdy is joining the organizations as managing director of government affairs.
WASHINGTON -- The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, are launching a new educational resource and PSA commemorating the legacy of Greenwood, the historically Black neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma — often referred to as Black Wall Street — that was destroyed by white supremacist mobs over a series of days in 1921. Formally established in 1905, Greenwood was a bustling downtown district created by and for African Americans, where dozens of businesses and churches thrived, despite the rampant racism and Jim Crow laws that attempted to restrict Black progress in the years following Emancipation.
New Policy Brief Calls for Prioritization of Education Over Criminalization During Tough Budget Fights
WASHINGTON — A policy brief released today by The Leadership Conference Education Fund shows that, in previous moments of economic crisis, state policymakers have moved to cut education spending in favor of protecting funding for prisons, police, and courts — a choice with particularly harmful consequences in high-poverty, Black, Native, Latino, and immigrant communities.
WASHINGTON — With 2020 igniting a national reckoning over the American criminal legal system, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and Civil Rights Corps are launching Vision for Justice — a new campaign that aims to reimagine public safety and offer a better alternative to the current criminal legal system.