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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Monitor Weekly - November 12, 2010: Civil and Human Rights Coalition Identifies Six Priorities for Lame Duck Congress
Monitor Weekly - October 29, 2010: Election Protection Using Twitter to Defend Voting Rights
Monitor Weekly - October 22, 2010: Final Census Participation Rate Matches 2000 Census Rate
Monitor Weekly - October 15, 2010: We Marched, Now What?
Monitor Weekly - October 8, 2010: Diverse ‘One Nation’ March Highlights Need for Bold Solutions, Voter Turnout in November
Monitor Weekly - October 1, 2010: Civil and Human Rights Community to Hold 'One Nation Working Together' Rally on October 2
Monitor Weekly - September 24, 2010: Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Delayed Nominees to Federal Courts
Monitor Weekly - September 17, 2010: Civil Rights Groups Call on Congress to Reduce Poverty
Monitor Weekly - August 13, 2010: Groups Urge President Obama to Support Elizabeth Warren to Head New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Monitor Weekly - August 6, 2010: Elena Kagan Confirmed to Be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Monitor Weekly - July 30, 2010: Civil and Human Rights Coalition Applauds House Passage of the Fair Sentencing Act
Monitor Weekly - July 23, 2010: Civil and Human Rights Coalition Applauds Enactment of Financial Reform Bill
Monitor Weekly - July 16, 2010: Senate Sends Financial Reform Legislation to President Obama
Monitor Weekly - July 9, 2010: Civil Rights Groups Welcome Federal Lawsuit Challenging Arizona Anti-Immigration Law
Monitor Weekly - July 2, 2010: Remembering the Legacy of Civil Rights Legend William L. Taylor
Monitor Weekly - June 25, 2010: Civil Rights and Consumer Advocates Applaud Final Financial Reform Legislation
Monitor Weekly - June 18, 2010: New Report Shows How a Legal Loophole Limits Union Organizing at FedEx Express
Monitor Weekly - June 11, 2010: Majority of Americans Support Extending Unemployment Benefits and Health Care Subsidies
Monitor Weekly - June 4, 2010: Congress Fails to Extend Jobless Benefits before Cutoff
Monitor Weekly - May 28, 2010: Congress Advances Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Policy