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Press Release 04.25.23

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:

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.

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