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Vanita Gupta: Kavanaugh’s ‘Confidential’ Records: What Else Are They Hiding?

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2018 – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the continuing need for the Senate to request all of Brett Kavanaugh’s records from his time in the George W. Bush White House: As we learned this morning, Brett Kavanaugh, when he […]

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Video: Senators Must Fill In the Blanks around SCOTUS Nomination, says Leadership Conference

Sept. 5, 2018 – The Leadership Conference today released this video outlining the importance of the Senate Republicans to #FillInTheBlanks on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s records. It can be found on Twitter, on Facebook, and on YouTube. For more information about the groundswell of opposition to Kavanaugh, please visit our site at

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Groundswell of Opposition Tells Commerce Department to Scrap the Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2018 – More than 250,000 individuals and organizations urged the Commerce Department to remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census, citing the threat to census accuracy in all communities that will undermine the fair allocation of political representation, public resources, and private investment for the next decade. The organizations represent millions of […]

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Gupta: Congress Must Overturn Census Citizenship Question

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2018  – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, today joined Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Tri-Caucus and Oversight Democrats, at a press conference preceding the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) hearing on the 2020 Census. Gupta urged Congress to overturn Commerce […]

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Civil Rights Leaders: Fight to Save 2020 Census Just Beginning

WASHINGTON, DC, March 28, 2018 – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, and Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, hosted a telephone press briefing to discuss Secretary Ross’s decision to include a citizenship question in the 2020 Census. A recording of today’s […]