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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

Real People Affected by Equal Opportunity

Public Service Announcement

Our public service announcement (PSA) campaign reminds viewers why equal opportunity works. Affirmative action video

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Real Stories

How has equal opportunity worked in practice? Here are real-life stories of how equal opportunity has opened doors and what this access has meant to real people in their lives, workplaces, schools, and communities.

Anica McKesey

Anica McKesey - University of California Los Angeles
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Matthew Kaczmarek

Matthew Kaczmarek - University of California Los Angeles
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Jasmin Thana

Jasmin Thana - University of Oregon
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Jesse Olivarí

Jesse Olivarí: University of Colorado - Boulder
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Christina Hollenback

Christina Hollenback - alum, University of Michigan
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Avani Kothary

Avani Kothary - University of Michigan
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Diane Gross

Diane Gross - Lawyers' Commitee for Civil Rights
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Karen Narasaki

Karen Narasaki - NAPALC
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L'Heureux Lewis

L'Heureux Lewis - University of Michigan
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Lia Epperson

Lia Epperson - NAACP LDF
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Guy Johnson

Guy Johnson - Boalt Hall, University of California - Berkeley
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Leo Grandison

Leo Grandison - University of California - Santa Cruz
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Jo'ie Taylor

Jo'ie Taylor - United States Student Association
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Gloria Reina Bowen

Gloria Reina Bowen - University of Florida
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Marisa Demeo

Marisa Demeo - MALDEF
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Luis Alfonso Torres

Luis Alfonso Torres - Georgetown University
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Nicholas Centino

Nicholas Centino
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affected by Equal Opportunity

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