The Leadership Conference is working diligently to see that Tom Perez is confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Perez is an eminently qualified public servant and consensus builder who has dedicated his career to ensuring that all individuals are treated fairly and have the opportunity to succeed. He has served with integrity and distinction at the local, state and national level, compiling an outstanding record of achievement.
History of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
For more than a half century, The Leadership Conference has led the fight for equal opportunity and social justice.
Vigil for Community Healing, Tolerance, and Unity
September 25, 2001: Congressional members and civil rights and religious leaders convene a vigil for community healing, tolerance, and unity.
Bipartisan Coalition Launches Digital Empowerment Campaign
April 15, 2002: Congressional members join representatives from over 100 organizations to support continued funding of federal technology programs.
NAACP Chair Julian Bond Talks to Next Generation of Civil Rights Leaders
August 9, 2002: The 2002 graduation ceremony for the Civil Rights Summer fellowship program featured a keynote speech by Julian Bond.