Press & Media

For press inquiries or to join our press list please contact us at [email protected].


*The Leadership Conference is unable to support requests for legal assistance or representation.


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

Press Release 03.7.23

Sohn Withdrawal Is Setback for Civil Rights

WASHINGTON — Maya Wiley, president and CEO of the The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the withdrawal of Gigi Sohn’s nomination for FCC commissioner:

Press Release 03.1.23

Judge Margaret Guzman Brings Impressive Qualifications to Federal Bench

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 Judge Margaret Guzman to the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts:

Splash Statement