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Press Release 11.24.21

Ahmaud Arbery Should Still Be Here

WASHINGTON— Jesselyn McCurdy, executive vice president for government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement in response to the jury’s conviction of William Bryan and Travis and Gregory McMichaels in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery:

Press Release 11.19.21

Senate Must Expeditiously Pass the Build Back Better Act

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act, H.R. 5376: 

Press Release 11.19.21

Senate Must Expeditiously Pass the Build Back Better Act

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act, H.R. 5376: 

Press Release 11.17.21

Congress Must Censure Rep. Gosar For Posting Violent, Reprehensible Video

WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement on the House resolution to censure Rep. Paul Gosar for posting an animated video depicting him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and attacking President Joe Biden.

Press Release 11.4.21

Robert Santos Is the Right Leader for the U.S. Census Bureau

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the below statement in advance of the Senate vote on the confirmation of Robert Santos to be the next director of the U.S. Census Bureau.

Press Release 11.3.21

Civil Rights Leaders Respond to Senate Vote on John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

WASHINGTON — Leaders from legacy civil rights organizations held a press briefing today following the Senate’s vote on the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act — critically important legislation that would restore key provisions of the Voting Rights Act and prevent barriers to the ballot box for Black, Latino, Indigenous, young, and new Americans.

Press Release 11.2.21

MEDIA ADVISORY: Civil Rights Leaders Respond to Senate Vote on John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at 3:30 p.m. ET, leaders from legacy civil rights organizations will hold a press call following the Senate’s vote on the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act — critically important legislation that would restore key provisions of the Voting Rights Act and prevent barriers to the ballot box for Black, Latino, Indigenous, young, and new Americans.

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