Brad Garcia Brings Vital Experience to the D.C. Circuit
WASHINGTON – Lena Zwarensteyn, senior director of the fair courts program at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Brad Garcia to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit:
The Ending of Title 42 Is Long Overdue; We Must Ensure an Immediate Fair and Just Immigration Process
WASHINGTON — Maya Wiley, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the lifting of Title 42 and the migrant expulsion policy originally adopted by the Trump administration to turn away people seeking asylum at the U.S. border.
The Leadership Conference Statement on the Passing of Harry Belafonte
WASHINGTON — Maya Wiley, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the passing of Harry Belafonte, a 2010 recipient of the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award — the civil rights community’s highest honor:
The Leadership Conference Condemns House Passage of H.J. Res. 42, Urges Senate to Uphold Duly Passed D.C. Legislation
WASHINGTON — Jesselyn McCurdy, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the House passed H.J. Res 42 to overturn D.C. policing reform legislation:
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.
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.