WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement on President Biden’s nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to be an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court:
WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights released the following statement in response to the jury finding William Bryan and Travis and Gregory McMichaels guilty of federal hate crimes for targeting and depriving Ahmaud Arbery of his rights:
CONGRESS EXTENDS TRUMP-ERA DRUG CRIMINALIZATION FOR SIXTH TIME, DELAYS ACTION ON LIFESAVING PUBLIC HEALTH ALTERNATIVES
Opting for harsh sentencing and stigma over health services and reform, lawmakers continue to push Trump-era policies rooted in fear not science
WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on judicial nominations, including the nomination of Nina Morrison to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York:
WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund announced today that Erica Southerland has joined the organizations as managing director of communications and Kanya Bennett as managing director of government affairs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights released the following statement on the continued threats of violence against several historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs):
85 Immigrant and Human Rights Groups Call for Investigation & Demand Private Prison Ban Extend to ICE Detention
Washington, DC – Today American Immigration Lawyers Association, American Immigration Council, American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International USA, Detention Watch Network, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the National Immigrant Justice Center and the National Immigration Project (NIPNLG) sent a request to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the OIG for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requesting a formal review into the implementation of President Biden’s Executive Order (EO) phasing out the use of private prisons by the DOJ. The request was supported by 85 immigrant and human rights groups that delivered a complementary letter to the Inspectors General demanding the findings be made public amid the Biden administration’s troubling pattern of immigration detention expansion contradicting the very spirit of the executive order and his own campaign promises.
WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights released its scores for every member of the first session of the 117th United States Congress. The Voting Record, which has been issued for every Congress since 1969, reflects the votes taken by every senator and representative on the legislative priorities of The Leadership Conference. The Leadership Conference’s Voting Record is neither an endorsement nor condemnation of any member of Congress.