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WASHINGTON – The Leadership Convention on Civil and Human Legal rights, together with 80 groups, these days issued the following assertion on the require for President-elect Joe Biden to title an attorney standard of the United States and other senior management of the U.S. Section of Justice who have sturdy data with regard to civil rights enforcement and justice reform:

“The Biden-Harris administration need to make civil rights enforcement a priority, and the Division of Justice is a pivotal leader in that work. We want an lawyer normal and other senior management who are dedicated to ending discrimination addressing white supremacy and dislike violence and advancing racial, gender, disability, ethnic, religious, immigrant, and LGBTQ justice. We need leaders who fully grasp the authority, procedures, and mission of the office, and who will defend the bedrock principle of equal justice for all individuals in The united states.

“We expect the department to be led with integrity, impartiality, and independence. Us citizens are worthy of an lawyer common with a deep regard for the elementary principles of liberty and justice for all, a demonstrated commitment to preserving and advancing the civil rights of everybody, and an unyielding determination to transforming the prison authorized program.

“We glance ahead to performing with the new division leadership and holding them accountable to obtain these targets.”

The pursuing companies have endorsed this statement:

The Management Meeting on Civil and Human Legal rights
Progression Venture, Countrywide Business office
American Affiliation of People today with Disabilities
American Atheists
American Constitution Culture
American Humanist Affiliation
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)
Arab American Institute
Asian & Pacific Islander American Well being Discussion board
Asian American Legal Defense and Training Fund (AALDEF)
Asian Individuals Advancing Justice | AAJC
Affiliation of Asian Pacific Local community Overall health Organizations (AAPCHO)
Autistic Self Advocacy Community
Bazelon Heart for Mental Wellbeing Regulation
Centre for Incapacity Rights, Inc.
Centre for Legislation and Social Plan (CLASP)
Centre for Well-liked Democracy
Middle for Community Illustration
Center for the Research of Loathe & Extremism – California Condition University, San Bernardino
Clearinghouse on Women’s Problems
Prevalent Lead to
Defending Rights & Dissent
Disability Rights Advocates
Training Law Middle-PA
Close Citizens United / Permit The usa Vote Action Fund
Equal Justice Society
Truthful Elections Heart
Religion in Community Lifestyle
Feminist The vast majority Foundation
Authorities Info Watch
Hindu American Basis
Hispanic Federation
Human Legal rights Campaign
Interfaith Alliance
Interfaith Alliance of Iowa
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.
Japanese American Citizens League
Justice in Getting older
Lambda Legal
LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Legal rights Less than Legislation
League of Women of all ages Voters of the United States
MALDEF
Matthew Shepard Foundation
Missouri Voter Protection Coalition
Muslim Advocates
NAACP
NAACP Legal Protection and Academic Fund, Inc.
National Motion Network
Countrywide Affiliation of Social Workers
National Bar Affiliation
Nationwide Black Justice Coalition
National Coalition for Literacy
Nationwide Council of Church buildings
National Council of Jewish Girls
Countrywide Council on Unbiased Residing
National Incapacity Rights Community (NDRN)
Countrywide Employment Law Project
Countrywide Employment Lawyers Affiliation
National Well being Law System
Countrywide Immigration Law Heart
Nationwide LGBTQ Job Power
National Women’s Regulation Center
Network Lobby for Catholic Social Justice
People today For the American Way
Prepared Parenthood Federation of America
General public Justice
Revolving Doorway Challenge
Service Personnel Global Union (SEIU)
Southern Echo Inc.
SPLC Motion Fund
Stand Up America
Texas Progressive Motion Community
The Sikh Coalition
The Employees Circle
Transformative Justice Coalition
UnidosUS
Union for Reform Judaism
UNITED SIKHS
Voto Latino
Place of work Fairness

(Listing very last up to date December 15, 2020)

The Management Conference on Civil and Human Legal rights is a coalition billed by its varied membership of a lot more than 220 national corporations to advertise and safeguard the rights of all persons in the United States. The Management Meeting operates towards an The us as superior as its beliefs. For extra information and facts on The Leadership Convention and its member companies, visit www.civilrights.org.