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The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

The Nation's Premier Civil and Human Rights Coalition

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights  & The Leadership Conference Education Fund
The Nation's Premier Civil and Human Rights Coalition

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Take Action Now:

Urge Congress to #RestoreTheVRA and support the Voting Rights Advancement Act

Last week, members of Congress introduced the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015, HR 2867/S. 1659. As we mark the two-year anniversary since the Supreme Court decision, Shelby County v. Holder, restoration of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) is critical. But commemoration is not enough; we must urge legislation.

>> Call your senators and representatives (202-224-3121) and urge them to support HR 2867/S. 1659.

Stand up for justice! Demand that members of Congress support the End Racial Profiling Act! 

It is time to end racial profiling once and for all. Event after event has shown the nation - and the world - that racial profiling is far too common in law enforcement today. It is time we say enough is enough!  

>> Call your members of Congress today (202-224-3121), and urge them to co-sponsor ERPA – the End Racial Profiling Act (S. 1056 & HR 1933). It’s long overdue.

URGENT: We need you to speak with your senators now!

>> As senators head home for the 4th of July holiday (June 29-July 6), drop by their offices and share your concerns with them about the education bill.

Senator McConnell - Stop Obstructing and Start Confirming!

A chief duty of the U.S. Senate is to advise and consent on nominees to the federal courts. But current Senate leadership has obstructed President Obama's judicial nominees all year.

>> Call Senator McConnell (202-224-2541) and demand that he stop obstructing and start working.


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Make your voice heard on a range of civil and human rights issues:

It's Time to Support the Disability Treaty

Celebrate the 34th Anniversary of the United States Signing CEDAW

Voting Rights protections are adequate? We disagree. - sign and share our voting rights petition!


Want Some Help? A New Toolkit Just for You!

We are happy to share a new resource. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Grassroots Campaigns and Advocacy Toolkit can help develop the basic structure and strategies needed to plan and carry out an effective grassroots public education or advocacy campaign. This toolkit covers everything from developing strategy and fundraising, to event planning and grassroots advocacy.

>>Check out the toolkit here

Find Your Elected Officials

   
Quick Links to Official Government Web sites
www.whitehouse.gov www.senate.gov www.house.gov

>> View Previous Action Alerts


Grassroots Organizing Resources

Issue-Based Resources

Below are materials for a few of the issues we are currently organizing around. You can also visit the issues section of the website to learn about other civil rights issues.

D.C. Voting Rights

Media

Workers' Rights

Our Members