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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

This Week in Civil Rights - November 20, 2008

Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund November 20, 2008

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

Civil Rights Book Club

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.

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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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