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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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Links on this page will allow you to take action on The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights' legislative priorities. The Leadership Conference is a 501(c)(4) organization that engages in legislative advocacy.

Americans want #JusticeReformNow.

Members of Congress are back home for the summer, but they left much-needed bipartisan sentencing reform legislation waiting in the House (H.R. 3713) and Senate (S. 2123).

>> Visit your members of Congress at their district offices

America has a judicial vacancy crisis.

Senators left for summer recess without filling dozens of vacancies on our nation’s federal courts – and that includes a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court previously held by the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
>> Visit your member today

Voting rights for millions are at risk!

Congress is home for the summer, having done nothing to restore voting rights for millions of Americans before leaving. #RestoreTheVRA

What can happen with a $350 loan?

Last month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its rule on payday lending. Now you have the opportunity to lend your voice and urge the CFPB to act strongly against the payday lending industry.

>> Submit your comments here

It's about the students

Now, as states focus on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), we must ensure that the law is implemented to drive toward educational equity that includes all students, parents and communities in decision-making at every level.

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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

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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