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Press Release 04.18.23

54 National Groups Call for Immediate Action on Judicial Ethics

WASHINGTON — The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, joined by 53 national organizations, wrote to members of Congress today urging swift action to strengthen our federal judiciary and address the ongoing ethics crisis at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Press Release 04.13.23

One Year After Biden Administration Releases “Agency Equity Action Plans,” Civil Rights Group Calls for Data to Track Progress

WASHINGTON – One year after the Biden administration released plans for agencies to advance equity, The Leadership Conference Education Fund is releasing “Data for Equity: A Review of Federal Agency Equity Action Plans.” “Data for Equity” — which makes eight specific recommendations about how federal agencies can improve the collection, analysis, and sharing of data — is the fourth in The Education Fund’s series of reports about civil rights data collection.

Press Release 03.23.23

More Than 200 Civil Rights and Education Organizations Call on Congress to Reject Book Bans and Bigotry, Support Inclusion and Respect

WASHINGTON — The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, joined by 229 national, state, and local civil and human rights and education organizations, called on Congress to support H.Res. 219, the Bill of Rights for Students and Parents. The resolution serves as an inclusive path forward in stark contrast to the discriminatory, harmful language of H.R. 5, which will only serve to keep vulnerable students less safe

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