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Democrats in the state legislature, along with dozens of civil rights groups, staged a rally on the west steps of the Capitol protesting a move by ... Event emcee Daniel Ramos, the Executive Director of LGBTQ advocacy group One Colorado, said funding for the Commission will expire July 1 unless ...
To resist defunding efforts, a coalition of thirty civil rights organizations will rally on the west steps of the Capitol at 12:45 p.m. today, February 13. The coalition includes the ACLU of Colorado, NAACP, Anti-Defamation League, Good Business Colorado, One Colorado and a slew of immigrant, ethnic, faith, ...

In a written statement to The Washington Post, the civil rights group said: "His decision to link the term sheriff to some part 'of the Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement,' is an unfortunate yet consistent aspect of the language coming out of the Department of Justice under his tenure and in the opinion ...
Richmond, VA. -- civil rights groups said they are "disheartened" by the deal struck by Governor Ralph Northam and state Republicans that would raise the felony threshold for theft in Virginia in exchange for bolstering restitution collection processes in Virginia. A version of the grand larceny threshold ...
Last month, a group of Central and North Florida sheriffs announced plans to partner with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on a pilot ... a coalition of 21 Florida activist groups and civil rights organizations have issued a "travel warning" for immigrants and people of color throughout the state ...

With 54 authorized positions, not all of them currently filled, and an annual budget of about $15 million, the office works with state and local governments, civil rights groups, and community leaders to resolve conflicts and promote mutual understanding, according to the Justice Department's website.
Just last month, The Leadership Conference, the National women's Law Center, and more than 85 organizations committed to civil rights and economic opportunity filed a brief with the Court in support of the public sector workers and their unions who are under attack. "In a few weeks, the U.S. Supreme ...
State Forestry: Worst Fire Season In Decade Possible, civil rights Group Pushing New Direction ... Dave Rodriguez, director of the group's California councils, says the civil rights organization opposes Trump's immigration proposals and wants protections for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as ...
The Joint Budget Committee held up funding for Colorado's civil rights Commission following a split, party-line vote this afternoon. ... voted down the re-appointment of LGBTQ advocate Heidi Jeanne Hess as head of the Civil rights Commission, citing concerns over Hess' ties with Ramos' group.
An LGBT civil rights group has sent a letter to Calhoun County schools threatening a lawsuit if a lesbian couple are prevented from attending the prom after one student was disciplined for a "promposal" during a school talent show. Lambda Legal, based in New York City, sent a letter dated Feb.
A "strange" letter sent to two Montgomery civil rights organizations in December was also sent to multiple institutions, governmental and otherwise, across the nation, according to Montgomery police Department. The anonymous letter is a three-column, handwritten mish-mash of unintelligible phrases.
It was the bloodiest civil rights event in South Carolina's history. ... 8, 1968, when state troopers opened fire on a group of protesting students. .... The civil rights movement of Martin Luther King Jr. gave way to a more forceful call for "Black Power," and civil rights groups were increasingly connecting the dots ...
A group of white segregationists attack a group of blacks as they began to swim at the St. Augustine Beach on June 25, 1964. ... Duncan also formed an organization called Anniversary to Commemorate the civil rights Demonstrations (ACCORD), and with Nolan established a civil rights museum that ...
Area Groups Rally For Protection Of civil rights Of immigrants. Error loading player: No playable sources found ... Protesters were calling for the protection of due process and the civil rights of immigrants here in Maine, whether documented or not. This comes after reports that Custom and Border Protection ...
Desegregating blood: A civil rights struggle to remember ... Nearly all the major civil rights organizations of the day, including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the March on Washington ... One statement from a group of the nation's most prominent black leaders put it this way:.

"They thought he made a mistake and by staying on would only create a negative impact to the organization." The actions were first approved by LULAC's national vice presidents and elected national officers. The board, however, was stopped by Rocha from voting on the actions. Henry said the board ...
Jake Goldberg isn't your typical student at Tufts University. He's immensely passionate about helping students understand their civil liberties and leads an organization, Students Advocating for Students, that is vying to take Title IX reform head-on. "Since the very beginning of high school, I had had a strong ...
2 civil rights groups Join Lawsuit Against Oklahoma Sheriffs. Two civil rights organizations have joined a federal lawsuit accusing dozens of sheriffs, judges and court clerks of operating a debt-collection scheme that preys on thousands of Oklahoma's poor by sending them to jail if they can't pay court ...
civil rights and affordable housing groups are criticizing a draft bipartisan bill to overhaul the housing finance system and revamp Fannie Mae and Freddie ... National CAPACD, National Community Reinvestment Coalition, National Fair Housing Alliance, National Urban League, and UnidosUS, the group ...
Oldest Latino civil rights Group in Chaos After President Backs Trump's Immigration Plan ... The only problem is, LULAC President Roger Rocha didn't check in with his staff or the organization's 145,000 members when he sent it. ... LULAC CEO Brent Wilkes told Splinter the organization was blindsided.
Saying it's "time for a change," the head of the National Urban League is urging the NFL to consider an African-American ownership group for the Carolina Panthers. Urban League President Marc Morial made the request this week in a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. "At present, there are no ...
A civil rights group filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the U.S. Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security for failing to release information connected to President Donald Trump's now-disbanded voter fraud commission. Voting rights advocates have expressed concern that the agencies ...
It's a kind of what they call a feel-good type of bill," Marin said. Marin and a group of civil rights organizations now worry the bill and others like it are so anti-immigrant that they could scare away major corporations like Amazon. "I don't see any evidence this will impact any economic development deal with ...
A lawsuit filed Thursday in federal district court seeks to reverse new campus sexual assault policies issued by education Secretary Betsy DeVos last year. The lawsuit argues that new federal guidance on Title IX law issued by DeVos in September discriminates against survivors of sexual violence on ...
PHOENIX -- A civil rights group sued Motel 6 on Tuesday, alleging it discriminated against some Latino customers at two locations in Phoenix by giving their whereabouts and personal information to U.S. immigration agents who later arrested at least seven guests. The lawsuit by the Mexican American ...
Heidi Beirich, director of the Southern Poverty Law Center's intelligence Project, said the organization is aware of the New Albion group promoted by Kawczynski, his group and his website. Kawczynski said the group has about 100 members and holds regular meetings in Maine and New Hampshire.
He served as co-director of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), the umbrella civil rights organization, and helped form the Mississippi Freedom Democratic party to challenge the all-white Mississippi ... Founded in Philadelphia, the group spread its programs to New York City and elsewhere.
In 2017, Muskegon County-based Michigan Association of civil rights activists (MACRA) asked the township to remove the cross. The Pere Marquette Township Board will take public comment starting at 6:30 p.m. at Peterson Auditorium, 508 N. Washington Ave. in Ludington. "The cross is not historical in ...
A prominent Latino civil rights organization is suing Motel 6 for violating the rights of guests who were arrested in Phoenix after motels regularly gave guest lists to Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. In a conference call on Tuesday, the Mexican American legal defense and Educational Fund ...
The program, which PUSD teacher Ann Miani helped bring to Pittsburg, was designed to bring the civil rights Movement to life for students. LeMieux's group travels all over the world to bring assemblies to schools and groups. The one-hour multimedia musical assembly that LeMieux produced, ...
On Wednesday, a civil rights advocacy group submitted a complaint to federal and county officials on behalf of an HIV-positive immigrant who went untreated for serious medical problems while he was held in a New Jersey detention center for 17 months. In its complaint, New York Lawyers for the Public ...
Marcus is currently president of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for human rights Under Law, a civil rights group founded to fight anti-Semitism. He previously served as ... "The world's largest Jewish campus organization recently called Marcus 'a true leader in fighting discrimination.' Given Mr. Marcus's vast ...
WASHINGTON -- students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison had gathered last spring to consider a resolution calling on the university to divest in companies and countries that abuse human rights, profit from the "military-industrial complex" and promote fossil fuels when the debate jumped the rails.
But, The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest LGBTQ civil rights organization, says more can be done to improve equality in Arkansans. On Wednesday, the group released its annual State Equality Index, which ranks states into four categories based on their ...
The Cincinnati NAACP and other local civil rights groups are calling on the city of Cincinnati and Cincinnati police Department to "discipline" the department's ... Hils said in his post in the Support The Blue in Cincy facebook group that he wouldn't respond to specific allegations about the Pettis incident ...
civil rights organizations File FOIA Requests with Justice Department for Materials Related to Policing Reform Efforts ... Additionally, the civil rights groups sent a FOIA request seeking an update on the department's efforts to implement the Deaths in Custody Reporting Act of 2013 (DICRA), which requires ...
The oldest Latino civil rights organization in the U.S. is facing turmoil over its leader's initial support for President Donald Trump's immigration plan and it comes amid evolving membership. League of United Latin American citizens members are pressuring President Roger Rocha to resign after he wrote a ...
WASHINGTON --The nation's oldest Latino civil rights organization didn't just push its president to resign while standing up for its immigration ... Abigail Zapote, LULAC national vice president for Young Adults, stands with young leaders of Latino groups who attended LULAC's 2017 EMERGE conference.
WASHINGTON - Today, Lambda Legal, delivered a resistance "pre-buttal" hours ahead of President Trump's State of the Union Address. Lambda Legal's Sharon McGowan, was joined on a media call by other resistance leaders including Todd Cox at the NAACP legal defense and education Fund, Kaylie ...
PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MICH. - A Ludington area township will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Jan. 23, to address a constitutional battle over a cross. The cross resides on land owned by Pere Marquette Township. In 2017, Muskegon County-based Michigan Association of civil rights activists ...
The Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, filed the lawsuit Wednesday in federal court in Dallas on behalf of five Muslim American citizens. In a statement, the group says the five face consequences because of their listing, "including the inability to fly on airplanes, intrusive screenings at airports, ...
A team of civil rights groups said Wednesday they were launching a multifront crusade against the bail bond industry, which has emerged as their biggest ... Ofer and members of two similarly minded organizations, Color of Change and JustLeadership USA, outlined their plans in a call with reporters on ...
A civil rights group has petitioned the government of Rwanda to release Diane Rwigara, presidential aspirant who is in prison together with her ...
For both of them, Jews and Jewish organizations like the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) -- founded in 1913 to ... If you want to be an Israel advocacy organization, fine. ... Then stop pretending to be a civil rights organization.
civil rights groups say watching body camera video before writing an official report ... Yu says his group is working with city councils and police ...
A national civil rights organization is leveling criticism at St. Paul and ... In 2015, a coalition of civil rights, privacy and media rights organizations ...
The Leadership Conference on Civil and human rights partnered with Upturn to release an updated scorecard that evaluates the civil rights ...
Two Jacksonville civil rights group pull out of 2018 MLK Breakfast in ... Like the two civil rights groups, he would like to see the city put more ...


 

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