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.
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This Week in Civil Rights - November 20, 2008
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Senate Presses Banks, Homeowner Advocates on Next Step in Financial Crisis
The Senate Banking Committee met on November 13 to discuss the implementation of $700 billion financial industry bailout and pressed representatives from banks and homeowner advocacy groups about strategies to help struggling homeowners facing foreclosure keep their homes.
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Civil Rights Book Club Third Anniversary
You don't need to "join" this book club – just visit the Civil Rights Book Club page on our website each month to check out our latest recommendations for the best books representing the diversity of the contemporary social justice landscape.
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Upcoming Conferences & Conventions
Some of the upcoming events of our member organizations:
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Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 20 is the 10th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day created to remember and honor all the people who have lost their lives to anti-transgender violence.
LCCR Member Spotlight
The National Education Association (NEA) is the voice of education professionals, with 3.2 million members who work at every level of education. NEA believes every child in America, regardless of family income or place of residence, deserves and needs a quality education.
NEA's 87th annual American Education Week (Nov. 16-22) spotlights the importance of providing every child in America with a quality public education from kindergarten through college.
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