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.
Civil Rights Link Roundup: Financial Reform, AZ Anti-Immigrant Law, D.C. Voting Rights, and Health Care and Seniors
May 5, 2010 - Posted by Tyler Lewis
Here are a few interesting civil rights related items:
- Leadership Conference President Wade Henderson on the civil rights implications of financial reform and the Arizona anti-immigrant law - NPR's Tell Me More
- Editorial: Congress should have passed a bill granting voting rights to the residents of Washington, D.C. - Los Angeles Times
- New report explains how the new health care reform law benefits seniors (PDF) - AARP