The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. Through advocacy and outreach to targeted constituencies, The Leadership Conference works toward the goal of a more open and just society – an America as good as its ideals.

5 protests

November 14, 2017, 11:30 am

Washington, DC

Rally to Stop Jeff Mateer

There’s no place on the federal bench for someone who referred to transgender children as part of “Satan’s plan,” bragged about discriminating against LGBTQ people, and has defended anti-abortion "crisis pregnancy centers." But Trump’s nominee...

August 9, 2017, 6:00 pm

Washington, DC

Advanced Screening: Whose Streets?

Don’t miss this powerful new film which tells the story of the Ferguson Uprising from the perspective of the activists on the ground. RSVP for the advanced screening and conversation:

August 2, 2017, 11:30 am

Washington, DC

Policing in America: Kerner Commission to 21st Century Policing

50 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson issued Executive Order 11365, creating the Kerner Commission to examine the causes of the 1967 civil unrest throughout the country. The Commission identified one of the causes as poor police-community...

July 31, 2017, 12:00 pm

Washington, DC

Black Women's Equal Pay Day 2017

Would you like to work 19 months just to get paid the same paycheck your coworkers get paid in a year? That’s the case for black women in the United States, who are paid 63 cents for every dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic men. 


July 19, 2017, 10:00 am

Washington, DC

Respect My Vote Rally

Wednesday July 19 is the swearing in ceremony and first meeting of Trump’s “Presidential Commission on Election Integrity.” Trump has stated that he established this sham commission in an attempt to validate his baseless claim that 3-5 million...