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.
The reports and curricula of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund are designed to build the public understanding that is essential for our nation to continue its journey toward social and economic justice. Recent reports include:
- Reversing the Rising Tide of Inequality: Achieving Educational Equity for Each and Every Child (April 2013)
- The Road to Rights: Establishing a Domestic Human Rights Institution in the United States (May 2012)
- Restoring a National Consensus: The Need to End Racial Profiling (March 2011)
- The Hard Count: A Community Perspective on 2010 Census Operations in the Gulf Coast and Texas Colonias (February 2011)
- Railroaded out of Their Rights: How a Labor Law Loophole Prevents FedEx Express Employees from Being Represented by a Union (June 2010)
- Let All Voices Be Heard - Restoring the Right of Workers to Form Unions: A National Priority and Civil and Human Rights Imperative (September 2009)
- Counting in the Wake of a Catastrophe: Challenges and Recommendations for the 2010 Census in the Gulf Coast Region (August 2009)
- Confronting the New Faces of Hate: Hate Crimes in America 2009 (June 2009)
- Low Power Radio: Lost Opportunity or Success on the Dial? (April 2009)
- Restoring the Conscience of a Nation: A Report on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (March 2009)
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