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Press Release 06.16.22

Juneteenth Celebration Must Be Marked with Impactful Change

WASHINGTON – As the nation marks the first anniversary of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, along with 30 organizations, called on President Biden to advance economic justice policies that will benefit Black communities and continue to build upon his administration’s efforts to confront discrimination and racial disparities.

Press Release 05.25.22

Sweeney Is Dedicated to Protecting the Rights of Working People

WASHINGTON – Lena Zwarensteyn, senior director, fair courts program, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement on the Senate’s vote to confirm Charlotte Sweeney to the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado:

Press Release 05.25.22

Merriam, Montecalvo, and Cartwright’s Experiences Will Benefit the Federal Bench

WASHINGTON – Lena Zwarensteyn, senior director, fair courts program, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nominations of Judge Sarah Merriam to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Lara Montecalvo to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and Tiffany Cartwright to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington:

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