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Press Release 12.2.21

200+ Groups Call on Senate to Delay Recess to Pass Voting Rights

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats must prioritize passage of the Freedom to Vote Act and John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act as soon as possible and delay recess if necessary to do it, a coalition of more than 200 groups representing tens of millions of Americans said today in a letter to the Senate.

Press Release 12.1.21

Exceptional Judicial Nominees Will Pursue Equal Justice, Protect the Rights of All People

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 the nominations of Dale Ho to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Sarah Geraghty to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and Victoria Calvert to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia:

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.

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