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Letter To House And Senate Leadership On Federal Policing Priorities

Letter to House and Senate Leadership on Federal Policing Priorities

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McCarthy, Majority Leader McConnell, and Minority Leader Schumer: On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (The Leadership Conference), a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 220 national organizations to promote and protect civil and human rights in the United States and the 386 undersigned organizations, we urge you to take swift and decisive legislative action in response to ongoing fatal police killings and other violence against Black people across our country...
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We stand for reproductive health as U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Pennsylvania cases

Statement from In Our Own Voice

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases that will review a Trump administration rule that would allow employers with religious or moral objections to birth control to limit their employees’ access to free birth control under the Affordable Care Act. Marcela Howell, founder and president of In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, issued the following statement:

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You Deserve Better

Film, television, digital media, art all have an impact on how we both perceive the world as well as establishing social and political norms. A recent study out of  USC’s  Annenberg Hollywood Health & Society program,  showed that after participants watched a television show inclusive of trans people in a positive fashion, they were more likely to have a positive attitude towards trans people.
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150+ Groups: We Can Protect Democracy Even as We Safeguard Our Health

Congress must provide $4 billion to ensure that no voter is left out

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, our Voting Rights Task Force co-chairs, and more than 150 organizations called on Congress to fully fund and direct states and counties to administer the 2020 elections in a safe, fair, and accessible manner. The groups advocated for the implementation of vote-by-mail, the expansion of early voting, and viable in-person voting options.

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