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Press Release 09.14.21

Robinson and Sung Represent What Our Appellate Courts Need

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’s hearing on the nominations of Justice Beth Robinson to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Jennifer Sung to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit:

Press Release 09.2.21

Civil Rights Leaders & Drug Policy Experts Denounce Counterproductive Biden Recommendations on Fentanyl-Related Substances and Continued War on Drugs

Washington, DC — In response to the recommendations presented to Congress by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Department of Justice (DOJ) on behalf of the Biden-Harris administration, civil rights and drug policy reform leaders, advocates, and experts including The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Drug Policy Alliance issued the following response, attributable to Maritza Perez, Director of the Office of National Affairs at the Drug Policy Alliance:

Press Release 08.30.21

Legal Community Can Help During Housing and Evictions Crisis

WASHINGTON — Rob Randhava, senior policy counsel for The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on Attorney General Merrick Garland’s call on the legal community to volunteer to help confront the ongoing housing and evictions crisis:

Press Release 08.27.21

Congress Must Protect Millions from Eviction 

WASHINGTON – Rob Randhava, senior policy counsel for The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium, set to expire October 3, 2021:

Press Release 08.24.21

The United States Must Protect Those Fleeing Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — Jesselyn McCurdy, interim executive vice president and managing director of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement regarding the urgent situation for those seeking to flee Afghanistan:

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