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The three civil rights groups commend those departments for agreeing to work with CCSU to examine the disparities in more depth, but caution that every other police department needs to engage in similar reviews of their data to determine the cause of racial disparities in their own traffic stop enforcement.
In March, 154 civil rights groups urged Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to keep the 2014 school discipline guidance established under the Obama administration, which clarifies that schools and districts are expected to treat all children fairly and provide practical tools and guidelines for educators to ...

Several dozen advocacy organizations, including the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the Leadership Conference Education Fund ... The group's recommendation document states that HEA reauthorization should include language to dismantle barriers to college enrollment, promote ...
CINCINNATI -- Hundreds of people gathered at Fountain Square Friday to launch a coalition against hate. Nineteen local civil rights organizations joined together to form the Cincinnati Regional Coalition Against Hate. They hope to fight discrimination against different minority groups as a unified front.
But a number of civil rights organizations are not satisfied. Forty-two groups ─ including the NAACP, the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Urban League and the Electronic Frontier Foundation ─ joined in an open letter to the ethics board saying the company should reject as "categorically ...
Two Edmonds groups have won statewide awards from the Washington Education Association (WEA) Human and Civil Rights Committee. The Teachers of Color Foundation was awarded the 2018 Community Partners Human and Civil Rights Award. The Edmonds Educators of Color Network received the ...

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Upturn, Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law, and 39 leading civil rights, racial justice, and community organizations today shared a series of recommendations with the “artificial intelligence (AI) ethics board” ...
WASHINGTON—Ahead of Congress' uncertain movement to reauthorize the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, and 46 other civil rights and education groups put forth civil rights principles to be ...
DENVER — Cynthia Coffman, the Attorney General of Colorado and Republican candidate for Governor, is facing criticism Friday night by some groups for her remarks regarding the Civil Rights Commission and LGBTQ protections in Colorado and whether or not she would eliminate it as governor.
(NNPA) - Last week, several civil rights groups filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to release the contents of the agency's redacted memo referred to in government documents as the “Race Paper.” The Center for Constitutional Rights along with Color of Change first uncovered the ...
MARSHALL — The Friends of the Wiley College Great Debaters group has taken steps toward its goal of erecting a statue in honor of civil rights leader and ... its nonprofit status, but the Marshall Downtown Development committee is serving as a nonprofit pass-through for the organization in the meantime.
A project to promote Jacksonville's civil rights history might mean retelling wrongs of some of the people who shaped the city. By Wednesday, a city task force on that history had drafted a tentative 14-page timeline of people and events that started with an 1816 complaint about Isaiah Hart, who would found ...
A coalition of civil rights groups filed suit against Facebook on Monday, alleging the already harried company violated the Fair Housing Act by ... not really done a comprehensive effort to address the problem,” David Berman, one of the lawyers for the civil rights firm representing the group, told Gizmodo.
SACRAMENTO -- Holding a press conference in front of City Hall, Sacramento's black community leaders are continuing to urge the city to make policing policy changes in the wake of Stephon Clark's death. District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert's office is now the planned site for protests to be held within ...
Civil rights leaders and census experts from diverse communities discussed why adding the citizenship question was the wrong decision, and how it is ... The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to ...
“In no uncertain terms, we condemn Secretary Ross's decision to incorporate an 11th hour citizenship question into the 2020 Census,” said Kristen Clarke, President and Executive Director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. “This is a clear attempt to politicize the process by discouraging ...
A civil rights group is calling for the removal of a cross that has stood for nearly 70 years on a Michigan property. The Michigan Association of Civil Rights Activists filed an official complaint to the state's Department of Natural Resources. The cross is at Sackrider Hill in the Waterloo Recreation Area in ...

The undersigned civil and human rights organizations are pleased to submit comments on the Proposed Statement of Policy for Participation in the Conduct of the Affairs of an Insured Depository Institution by Persons Who Have Been Convicted or Have Entered a Pretrial Diversion or Similar Program for ...
NEW ORLEANS -- The Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s was a time when many different groups worked toward a better day. One of those groups -- the Congress of Racial Equality, or CORE -- doesn't always get the recognition it deserves. April 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the ...
The Black Lives Matter movement slammed the National Rifle Association on Friday after the group filed a lawsuit against the Florida legislation that would raise the age to buy a firearm from 18 to 21. The civil rights organization retweeted an Associated Press post and called the NRA a terrorist organization ...
A year later, she became chairman of the national NAACP, helping rescue the civil rights organization from the brink of bankruptcy. A dynamic speaker, she became the first woman and first layperson to deliver the prayer at the presidential inauguration in 2013. March 17, 1949: The U.S. Senate voted 63-23 ...
Annual salary needed to buy a house in Texas. MenuSections. https://www.chron.com/neighborhood/fortbend/news/article/Students-and-civil-rights-organizations-react-12746468.php ...
The civil rights groups argued that by taking out the references to discrimination from HUD's mission statement has "sent a message to jurisdictions, housing providers and the public that promoting housing choice and assisting victims of housing discrimination are no longer priorities at HUD.".
Some people are so desperate to get on television, they will say anything. Candace Owens, the director of urban engagement for conservative student organization Turning Point USA, told Fox News that the National Rifle Association was founded as a civil rights organization that protected Black people ...
The Etowah County Detention Center (ECDC), located in Gadsden, Alabama, does not currently provide access to outdoor recreation, a situation that may violate the constitutional rights of detained immigrants, according to a letter sent by the groups. The facility holds about 300 immigrants under a contract ...
“Before accepting this change, you must confer with your staff in the field, and HUD stakeholders, who must live with the consequences of your actions,” the group's president, Marc Morial, wrote in the letter. “You have spoken of the squalid conditions of your childhood neighborhood in Boston; you have ...


 

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