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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.

365 days. #Fight4DAPA

A year ago today, President Obama made history. But it’s not over yet.

>> On the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s executive action in support of undocumented Americans, show your support for millions of immigrants in the shadows who would benefit from DAPA and expanded DACA.

#SentencingReform can’t wait. It’s time to legislate!

The history-making bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (S. 2123) could advance, and be signed into law this year, if lawmakers acted.

>> Send a letter to your senators today and tell them to support and push for passage of S. 2123 in short order.

Congress: don’t betray ESEA for all students

This month, members of Congress will come together in conference to negotiate the final education bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

>> Call your member of Congress (202-224-3121) today and tell them to support the inclusion of key civil rights principles  when they consider the education bill (ESEA) this month.

Justice delayed for thousands of Americans

It’s time to cut through the mounting obstruction in the Senate to get critical work done by confirming the President’s judicial nominees for the American people. 

>> Send a letter to your Senators demanding that they move confirmation votes forward.

Congress, it's time to act. #RestoreTheVRA today.

Claiming budget shortfalls, last week the state of Alabama announced plans to close 31 DMV offices, most of them in majority African-American counties - and they are able to do this absent Voting Rights Act protections. Enough is enough.

>> Call members of Congress today (202-224-3121) and demand that they support the Voting Rights Advancement Act!


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

Restore the VRA today! Sign the petition: Tell Congress the time is now to protect voters.

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

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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


Workers' Rights

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