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Press Release 03.30.22

The Leadership Conference Launches Ads on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Historic Nomination

WASHINGTON— As part of the #JusticeForAll campaign, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights launched cable TV, radio, and online ads on the historic nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Jackson has a demonstrated commitment to equal justice, and she will be a justice for all of us. She will be both the first Black woman and first public defender to serve on our nation’s highest court. The ads will run nationally and in Alaska, Arizona, District of Columbia, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Utah.

Press Release 03.23.22

Judge Nathan’s Experience Is an Asset to the Second Circuit

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement on the Senate’s vote to confirm the nomination of Judge Alison Nathan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit:

Press Release 03.22.22

The Leadership Conference, The Education Fund Welcome New Directors

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund announced today that Nadia Aziz will join the organizations as senior program director, fighting hate & bias and Tahir Ahmad as director of institutional relations.

Press Release 03.17.22

187 Civil and Human Rights Organizations Urge Senate to Confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, joined by 186 national organizations, urged the Senate to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The letter — demonstrating the breadth and depth of our coalition’s support — highlights Judge Jackson’s exceptional qualifications and her commitment to civil rights and equal justice under the law.

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