Press & Media

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Press Release 01.27.22

Media Advisory: Press Call With Progressive, Civil Rights Groups On Justice Breyer Retiring

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 27, 2022 – National Women’s Law Center, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation/Black Women’s Roundtable, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Alliance for Justice, and People For the American Way will hold a joint press call today about Justice Stephen Breyer’s announcement of his impending retirement. President Biden has promised to nominate the nation’s first-ever Black woman to the Supreme Court, and he has promised that this nominee will have a demonstrated commitment to civil and human rights, and equal justice under the law. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has also indicated that he is planning to move the nominee quickly through the Senate confirmation process.

Press Release 01.19.22

Henderson to Congress: Protecting Our Democracy Has Never Been More Important

WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, will testify today before the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties on the ongoing pervasive racial discrimination at the ballot box.

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