WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights released the following statement in response to executive actions to begin remedying racial inequities signed today by President Joe Biden:
Historic Inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris Brings Hope for a Brighter Future
WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights released the following statement ahead of the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, celebrating the historic change in leadership and the early important victories coming through executive actions in the first 10 days of the new administration.
WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund, along with 52 national, state, and local organizations, filed a “friend of the court” brief today urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which plays a vital role in ensuring that minority voters have equal access to the ballot.
WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights this week welcomed Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, and Farhana Khera, president and executive director of Muslim Advocates, as vice chairs of the organization’s board of directors. The Leadership Conference also welcomed Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center, as secretary of the board.
Washington, D.C. – The co-chairs of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Census Task Force – Arturo Vargas, CEO of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund; John C. Yang, President and Executive Director of Asian Americans
Advancing Justice | AAJC; and Wade Henderson, Interim President and CEO of The Leadership Conference – issued the following statement calling for the immediate resignation of United States Census Bureau Director Dr. Steven Dillingham:
WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights today called on Congress to impeach President Donald Trump for his role in inciting an insurrection and attack on the U.S. Capitol.