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Press Release 01.8.24

Civil Rights Community Releases Civil Rights Principles for Multilingual Learner Education

WASHINGTON — To advance equity and civil rights, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, along with 43 civil rights and education organizations, today released Civil Rights Principles for Multilingual Learner Education. The principles outline how decision-makers at all levels can ensure an equitable education system that offers meaningful equal opportunity and success for all children, including children whose first language is a language other than English. The groups urge policymakers and educators to immediately adopt principles that create learning environments where multilingual student learners can thrive and grow alongside their peers.

Press Release 12.13.23

Nicole Berner and Adeel Mangi Will Be the Judges Our Nation Deserves

WASHINGTON — Maya Wiley, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on judicial nominations, including the nomination of Nicole Berner to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (Maryland) and Adeel Mangi to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (New Jersey):

Press Release 11.30.23

We Need a Supreme Court That Works for All of Us

WASHINGTON — Maya Wiley, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to authorize subpoenas related to its Supreme Court ethics investigation:

Press Release 11.28.23

Margaret Garnett’s Confirmation Strengthens Our Federal Judiciary

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 Margaret Garnett to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York:

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