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Press Release 08.24.22

Biden Loan Cancellation Is an Important First Step

WASHINGTON – Maya Wiley, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement after the Biden administration announced the cancellation of $10,000 of student loan debt for certain borrowers:

Press Release 08.2.22

Judge Hanes Is Committed to the Rights of All People

WASHINGTON – Lena Zwarensteyn, senior director of the fair courts program at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Judge Elizabeth Hanes to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Press Release 07.28.22

Meta’s Racial Identification Data Survey Holds Promise

WASHINGTON – Maya Wiley, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement on Meta’s plan to determine whether its product works fairly across racial lines by surveying its Instagram users to voluntarily provide their race:

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