Press Release

Press Release 10.22.21

Lenders Must Continue to be Held Accountable for Discriminatory Practices

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and Lisa Rice, president and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance, issued the following joint statement after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its Combatting Redlining Initiative, and the DOJ, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against Trustmark National Bank’s deliberate discrimination against Black and Hispanic families: 

Press Release 10.20.21

The Senate Fails to Protect Our Freedom to Vote

WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate failed to advance the Freedom to Vote Act to a full floor debate:

Press Release 10.20.21

Biden’s Judicial Nominees Stand Out for Their Impressive Backgrounds

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on six judicial nominations, including the nominations of Judge Holly Thomas to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Charlotte Sweeney to the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and Judge Hernán Vera to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, among others:

Press Release 10.18.21

Gelpí Brings Depth of Experience to the Court of Appeals

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the below statement on the Senate’s vote to confirm Judge Gustavo Gelpí to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit:

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