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October 22, 2020, Save the Date and Call for Public Comments - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Virtual Public Briefing: Racial Disparities in Maternal Health

22 de octubre del 2020, Aviso de la Fecha y una Llamada para Comentarios Públicos – Plenario Público Virtual de la Comisión de Derechos Civiles: Disparidades Raciales en la Salud Maternal

September 17, 2020, Commission Releases Report - Subminimum Wages: Impacts on the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities (Press Release)

September 9, 2020, Commission to Release Report - Subminimum Wages: Impacts on the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities (Save the Date)

August 24, 2020 - The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces the Appointment of Advisory Committee Members for Kansas

August 21, 2020 – U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Unanimously Memorializes Reverend C.T. Vivian

August 14, 2020 - The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces the Appointment of J. Christian Adams, Virginia, by President Trump

August 6, 2020 – Submitted Testimony: Navigating Voting During the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 27, 2020 – Commission Seeks Applicants for Advisory Committees in Arkansas, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Indiana, Iowa, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wyoming

July 24, 2020 - The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Salutes the Life and Legacy of John Lewis

July 17, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Majority Acknowledges Decision to Change the Name of the Washington D.C. Football Team

July 17, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Majority Applauds the U.S. Supreme Court’s Recent Decision Upholding U.S. Treaties with Native Americans

July 17, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Majority Supports the Washington, D.C. Admission Act

July 16, 2020 - Commission Public Briefing: COVID-19 in Indian Country: The Impact of Federal Broken Promises on Native Americans (Press Release)

June 25, 2020 - Save the Date and Call for Public Comments - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Virtual Public Briefing: Assessing COVID-19 and the Broken Promises to Native Americans

June 19, 2020 - The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces the Appointment of Advisory Committee Members for Minnesota, New York, and Washington

June 19, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Calls on Trump Administration to Revise Regulations and Enforcement Practices To Recognize Civil Rights Protections for LGBT Americans and Comply with the Bostock Decision

June 19, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Majority Supports Policing Reform Measures in the Justice in Policing Act of 2020

Friday, June 19, 2020 Business Meeting (Sunshine Act Meeting Notice)

June 5, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Unanimously Condemns the Killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd and Calls on the Department of Justice to Enforce Federal Civil Rights Laws that Protect Americans from Unconstitutional Policing Practices

June 5, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Mourns the Passing of LGBTQ and AIDS Activist Larry Kramer

June 5, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Unanimously Urges All Law Enforcement to Follow Constitutional Policing Practices in Response to Recent Demonstrations

June 5, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces COVID-19 Updates to Prior Reports on Voting Rights and Native American Needs

Minnesota Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Meeting: Policing Practices Statement of Concern

May 18, 2020 - The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces the Appointment of Advisory Committee Members for Nevada and Tennessee

May 13, 2020 - The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces the Appointment of Stephen Gilchrist, South Carolina, by President Trump

May 8, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Majority Announces Opposition to Executive Branch Action Shutting Down Virtually All Immigration of Permanent-Residence Seekers into the U.S.

May 8, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Unanimously Issues Recommendations to Secure Nondiscrimination in the COVID-19 Pandemic Context, and Specifically to Address Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia

April 27, 2020 - Michigan Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report on Voting Rights and Access

April 27, 2020 - The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces the Appointment of Advisory Committee Members for Two States

April 17, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Majority Urges Federal Agencies to Vigilantly Enforce Civil Rights Laws During and in the Wake of the COVID-19 Crisis

April 17, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Mourns the Passing of Abigail Thernstrom

April 8, 2020 - The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces the Appointment of Advisory Committee Members for Two States

April 1, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report, Federal #MeToo: Examining Sexual Harassment in Government Workplaces

1 de abril, 2020 - La Comisión de Derechos Civiles Publica Informe: #YoTambién (#MeToo) Federal: Examinando el Acoso Sexual en los Lugares del Trabajo del Gobierno Federal

April 1, 2020 - Public Conference Call, Report Release - Federal #MeToo: Examining Sexual Harassment in Government Workplaces

March 20, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Majority Expresses Concern Over Growing Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

March 20, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Majority Voices Concern Over Executive Proclamation Expanding Existing Orders on Religious and National Origin Travel Discrimination

March 20, 2020 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Unanimously Calls for Adequate Healthcare in Prisons and Detention Centers During COVID-19 Outbreak

Postponement of March 20, 2020, Briefing on Racial Disparities in Maternal Health

February 28, 2020 - Commission Comment on the Department of Housing & Urban Development’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Proposed Rule

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report, Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars

La Comisión de Derechos Civiles Publica Informe, Mujeres Encarceladas: Buscando Justicia detrás de las Rejas

California Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Community Forum: Immigration Enforcement Impacting California Children (Press Release)

California Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Community Forum: Immigration Enforcement Impacting California Children (Press Release)

March 4, 2020 - California Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Community Forum: Immigration Enforcement Impacting California Children (Information Flyer)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report, Free to Learn: Speech and Sexual Harassment on Campus

February 26, 2020 Public Conference Call, Report Release – Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars

New York State Advisory Committee Releases Report on Education Equity in New York: A Forgotten Dream

Delaware Advisory Committee Releases Report: Implicit Bias and Policing in Communities of Color in Delaware

Commission to Release Report: Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Expresses Concern Over Treatment of Iranian Americans

Tennessee State Advisory Committee Releases Report on Legal Financial Obligations in Tennessee (Press Release)

February 27, 2020 - Florida Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Voting Rights in Florida (Press Release)

February 27, 2020 - Florida Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Voting Rights in Florida (Information Flyer)

West Virginia Advisory Committee Releases Memorandum: Interaction between Individuals with Mental Health Issues and the Criminal Justice System

West Virginia Advisory Committee Releases Report: Civil Rights Impacts from Collateral Consequences

December 17, 2019 – Commission Announces Appointments to Two State Advisory Committees (Press Release)

December 5, 2019 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges Congress to Prioritize Civil Rights Oversight and Legislation

December 4, 2019 - Vice Chair Patricia Timmons-Goodson & Commissioner Michael Yaki to Speak to Caucuses of the House of Representatives on Commission’s Report: Trauma at the Border

November 21, 2019 - Georgia Advisory Committee Releases Report on Disability Rights and Civil Rights (Press Release)

November 21, 2019: Commission Releases Report: Are Rights a Reality? Evaluating Federal Civil Rights Enforcement

November 19, 2019 - Vice Chair Patricia Timmons-Goodson to Testify at House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples Hearing: "Reviewing Broken Promises Report: Examining the Chronic Federal Funding Shortfalls for Native Americans."

November 15, 2019 Public Briefing: Subminimum Wages: Impacts on the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities

November 13, 2019: Commission Releases Report: In the Name of Hate: Examining the Federal Government’s Role in Responding to Hate Crimes

November 21, 2019 Public Conference Call, Report Release – Are Rights a Reality? Evaluating Federal Civil Rights Enforcement

Commission to Release Report: Are Rights a Reality? Evaluating Federal Civil Rights Enforcement – November 21, 2019

November 13, 2019 Public Conference Call, Report Release – In the Name of Hate: Examining the Federal Government’s Role in Responding to Hate Crimes

November 19 & 21, 2019 – Pennsylvania Advisory Committee Briefings: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Addressing Disparate Discipline of Students of Color, Students with Disabilities, & LGBTQ Students Hate Crimes (Press Release)

Commission to Release Report: In the Name of Hate: Examining the Federal Government’s Role in Responding to Hate Crimes – November 13, 2019

La Comisión Publica Su Informe: Trauma en la Frontera: El Costo Humano de las Políticas Inhumanas de Inmigración – jueves 24 de octubre 2019

October 24, 2019: Commission Releases Report: Trauma at the Border: The Human Cost of Inhumane Immigration Policies

November 1, 2019 – Wyoming Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Hate Crimes (Press Release)

November 1, 2019 – Wyoming Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Hate Crimes (Information Flyer)

November 7, 2019 – District of Columbia Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Mental Health, Mental Health Courts and the Criminal Justice System (Press Release)

Commission Comment on the Department of Housing & Urban Development’s Disparate Impact Proposed Rule – October 18, 2019

Commission to Hold Public Briefing - Subminimum Wages: Impacts on the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities - November 15, 2019

October 18, 2019 – Arizona Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Subminimum Wages for People with Disabilities (Press Release)

Informacion Detallada Sobre Conferencia Telefónica: Trauma en la Frontera: El Costo Humano de las Políticas Inhumanas de Inmigración – jueves 24 de octubre 2019

October 16, 2019 – California Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Immigration Enforcement Impacting California Children (Press Release)

October 16, 2019 - California Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Immigration Enforcement Impacting California Children (Information Flyer)

October 24, 2019 Public Conference Call, Report Release – Trauma at the Border: The Human Cost of Inhumane Immigration Policies

Conferencia Telefónica Pública Sobre Publicación del Informe: Trauma en la Frontera: El Costo Humano de las Políticas Inhumanas de Inmigración – jueves 24 de octubre 2019

Commission to Release Report: Trauma at the Border: The Human Cost of Inhumane Immigration Policies - October 24, 2019

September 26, 2019 - Alaska Advisory Committee Releases Report on Alaska Native Voting Rights (Press Release)

September 19, 2019 - Nevada Advisory Committee Releases Report on Mental Health Implications for Policing Practices & Administration of Justice (Press Release)

September 12, 2019 – Colorado Advisory Committee Releases Report – Citizenship Delayed: Civil Rights & Voting Rights Implications in the Backlog in Citizenship & Naturalization Applications

October 3, 2019 - Utah Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Gender Wage Gap (Press Release)

October 3, 2019 - Utah Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Gender Wage Gap (Information Flyer)

August 29, 2019 – Commission Announces Appointments to Nine State Advisory Committees (Press Release)

Commission to Hear Presentations: Lessons of the Reconstruction Period for Today’s Civil Rights Debates – September 13, 2019

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Welcomes Legislation in Response to Commission Report on Native Americans

August 29, 2019 - Wyoming Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Hate Crimes (Press Release)

August 29, 2019 - Wyoming Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Hate Crimes (Information Flyer)

July 23, 2019: Commission Releases Report: Beyond Suspensions: Examining School Discipline Policies and Connections to the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Students of Color with Disabilities

July 23, 2019 Public Call, Report Release - Beyond Suspensions: Examining School Discipline Policies & Connections to School-to-Prison Pipeline for Students of Color with Disabilities

July 12, 2019 - Maine Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Hate Crimes (Press Release)

Commission to Hear Presentation: The History and Legacy of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 – July 19, 2019

July 23, 2019 - Conference Call, Report Release - Beyond Suspensions: Examining School Discipline Policies and Connections to the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Students of Color with Disabilities

June 28, 2019 – New Mexico Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Wages & Civil Rights (Press Release)

June 19, 2019 – North Dakota Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Hate Crimes (Press Release)

June 13, 2019: Commission Releases Report: Collateral Consequences: The Crossroads of Punishment, Redemption and the Effects on Communities (Press Release)

June 11, 2019 – Rhode Island Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Hate Crimes (Press Release)

June 12 and 13, 2019 – New York Advisory Committee Public Briefings: Equity in Education Funding (Press Release)

June 5, 2019 - Congressional Panel Discussion: Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans

June 13, 2019 Public Conference Call, Report Release - Collateral Consequences: The Crossroads of Punishment, Redemption and the Effects on Communities

Commission to Hear Presentation: Stonewall at 50: The Movement for LGBT Civil Rights - June 7, 2019

Commission to Release Report: Collateral Consequences: The Crossroads of Punishment, Redemption and the Effects on Communities – June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019 – Nebraska Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Prisons and Mental Health Services (Press Release)

June 13, 2019 – Nebraska Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Prisons and Mental Health Services (Information Flyer)

May 20, 2019 - Vermont Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Disciplinary Practices in Schools (Information Flyer)

May 10, 2019 - Florida Advisory Committee Announces Study on Voting Rights and Calls for Public Comment (Press Release)

May 23, 2019 - Mississippi Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Prosecutorial Discretion (Press Release)

May 23, 2019 - Mississippi Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Prosecutorial Discretion (Information Flyer)

May 9, 2019 Public Briefing: Federal Me Too: Examining Sexual Harassment in Government Workplaces (Press Release)

May 2, 2019 - Connecticut Advisory Committee Releases Memorandum Recommending Legislation on Prosecutorial Practices (Press Release)

May 9, 2019 Public Briefing: Federal Me Too: Examining Sexual Harassment in Government Workplaces (Media Advisory)

April 30 and May 3, 2019 - Indiana Advisory Committee Web Briefings - Lead Poisoning (Press Release)

April 30 and May 3, 2019 - Indiana Advisory Committee Web Briefings - Lead Poisoning (Information Flyer)

May 3, 2019 - Illinois Advisory Committee Public Briefing on Fair Housing (Press Release)

May 3, 2019 - Nevada Advisory Committee Community Forum: Policing Practices and Administration of Justice (Information Flyer)

May 3, 2019 - Nevada Advisory Committee Community Forum: Policing Practices and Administration of Justice (Press Release)

April 30, 2019 – Michigan Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Voting Rights (Press Release)

April 30, 2019 – Michigan Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Voting Rights (Information Flyer)

April 23, 2019 - Arkansas Advisory Committee Community Forum: Mass Incarceration (Information Flyer)

April 23, 2019 - Arkansas Advisory Committee Community Forum: Mass Incarceration (Press Release)

Friday, April 12, 2019 Public Comment Session: Immigration Detention Centers and Treatment of Immigrants (Media Advisory)

April 19, 2019 - Mississippi Advisory Committee Web-Based Hearing: Prosecutorial Discretion (Press Release)

April 19, 2019 - Mississippi Advisory Committee Web-Based Hearing: Prosecutorial Discretion (Information Flyer)

April 16, 2019 - Ohio Advisory Committee Community Forum: Education Funding (Press Release)

April 16, 2019 - Ohio Advisory Committee Community Forum: Education Funding (Information Flyer)

April 2, 2019 - Connecticut Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Racial Disparities and Prosecutorial Practices in Criminal Justice System (Information Flyer)

March 29, 2019 - Virginia Advisory Public Briefing: Hate Crimes (Press Release)

March 27, 2019 – Tennessee Advisory Committee Public Briefing: Legal Financial Obligation (Information Flyer)

March 25, 2019 - Arkansas Advisory Committee Web-Based Hearing: Mass Incarceration (Information Flyer)

March 25, 2019 – Arkansas Advisory Committee Web-Based Hearing: Mass Incarceration (Press Release)

Commission to Hear Presentation: American Responses to the Rise of Nazism and the Refugee Crisis in the 1930s and 1940s - March 22, 2019

April 2019 Webinars – Texas Advisory Committee Memorandum on Voting Rights (Information Flyer)

April 2019 Webinars – Texas Advisory Committee Memorandum on Voting Rights (Press Release)

March 12, 2019 – Chair Catherine E. Lhamon to Testify at House Committee on the Judiciary Hearing: “History and Enforcement of the Voting Rights Act of 1965”

March 4, 2019 Vermont Advisory Committee Community Forum: School Disciplinary Practices (Information Flyer)

February 22, 2019 Public Briefing: Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars (Press Release)

February 15, 2019 - Idaho Advisory Committee Announces Study on Native American Voting Rights & Calls for Public Comment (Press Release)

February 15, 2019 - Oregon Advisory Committee Releases Report on Human Trafficking (Press Release)

February 22, 2019 Public Briefing: Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars (Media Advisory)

February 22, 2019 - Colorado Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Backlog in Citizenship and Naturalization Applications (Press Release)

Commission to Hold Public Briefing: Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars - February 22, 2019

January 30, 2019 - Oklahoma Advisory Committee Announces Study on the Impact of the State’s Constitutional Amendment on Affirmative Action

December 20, 2018: Commission Releases Report: Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans (Press Release)

December 20, 2018 Public Conference Call, Report Release - Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans

December 7, 2018: Commission Issues Statements and Letters Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues (Press Release)

Commission to Release Report: Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans - December 20, 2018

November 15, 2018: Commission Releases Report: Police Use of Force: An Examination of Modern Policing Practices (Press Release)

November 15, 2018 Public Conference Call, Report Release - Police Use of Force: An Examination of Modern Policing Practices

November 2, 2018 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Mourns the Loss of Life in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Jeffersontown, Kentucky

November 2, 2018 Public Briefing: Are Rights a Reality? Evaluating Federal Civil Rights Enforcement (Press Release)

Statement of the North Dakota Advisory Committee Concerned by Potential for Voter Suppression

November 2, 2018 Public Briefing: Are Rights a Reality? Evaluating Federal Civil Rights Enforcement (Media Advisory)

October 16, 2018 – Michigan Advisory Committee Calls for Comment on Voting Rights Project

October 10, 2018 - Vermont Advisory Committee Releases Report on Housing Discrimination (Press Release)

October 3, 2018 - New Mexico Advisory Committee Releases Report on Elder Abuse (Press Release)

Commission to Hold Public Briefing: Evaluating Federal Civil Rights Enforcement, November 2, 2018

September 21, 2018 - Tennessee Advisory Committee Releases Report on Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws & Practices (Press Release)

Legal Intern Openings for Spring 2019

September 12, 2018 Commission Releases Report: An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States (Press Release)

September 7, 2018: Commission Releases Report: Contemporary Civil Rights Challenges: A View from the States – 2018 Survey of the State Advisory Committees (Press Release)

September 12, 2018 Report Release: An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States (Media Advisory)

September 14, 2018 Ohio Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Education Funding (Information Flyer)

Louisiana Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases a Briefing Paper: Barriers to Voting in Louisiana (Press Release)

September 14, 2018 Ohio Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Education Funding (Press Release)

September 7, 2018 Arkansas Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Mass Incarceration (Press Release)

September 7, 2018 Arkansas Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Mass Incarceration (Information Flyer)

August 24, 2018 Maryland Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Disproportionate Discipline in Schools (Information Flyer)

Alabama Advisory Committee Releases Summary of Testimony on Access to Voting, June 2018 (Press Release)

Arizona Advisory Committee Releases Memorandum on Voting Rights, July 2018 (Press Release)

August 9, 2018 Nevada Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Impact of Policing Practices on Administration of Justice (Press Release)

August 9, 2018 Nevada Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Impact of Policing Practices on Administration of Justice (Information Flyer)

Texas Advisory Committee Releases Memorandum on Voting Rights, July 2018 (Press Release)

Indiana Advisory Committee Releases Memorandum on Voting Rights, July 2018 (Press Release)

South Dakota Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Briefings: The Subtle Effects of Racism (Press Release)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Decrying Supreme Court Decision in Muslim Ban Case (Press Release)

July 19, 2018 West Virginia Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Felony Records: Collateral Consequences (Press Release)

Commission to Hear Presentation: Healing Our Divided Society: Investing in America Fifty Years after the Kerner Report, July 13, 2018 (Press Release)

Ohio Advisory Committee Releases Advisory Memorandum on Voting Rights, May 2018 (Press Release)

July 19, 2018 West Virginia Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Felony Records: Collateral Consequences (Information Flyer)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Denounces Separation of Immigrant Families, June 2018 (Press Release)

Commission to Hear Presentations on 50th Anniversary of Hearing on Rights of Mexican-Americans, June 15, 2018 (Press Release)

Alaska Advisory Committee Releases Memorandum on Native Alaska Voting Rights, March 2018 (Press Release)

May 11, 2018 Public Briefing: In the Name of Hate: Examining the Federal Government’s Role in Responding to Hate Crimes (Press Release)

Viernes, 11 de mayo del 2018: Plenario Público: En nombre del odio: Examinando el papel del gobierno federal en enfrentar a los crímenes de odio (Comunicado de Prensa)

May 11, 2018 Public Briefing: In the Name of Hate: Examining the Federal Government’s Role in Responding to Hate Crimes (Media Advisory)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement and Letter Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues, April 2018 (Press Release)

Commission to Hold Public Briefing on Hate Crimes and Bias-Related Incidents, May 11, 2018

April 27, 2018 Rhode Island Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Payday Lending (Press Release)

May 2018 Oregon Advisory Committee Public Meetings: Human Trafficking (Information Flyer)

April & May 2018 Oregon Advisory Committee Public Meetings: Human Trafficking (Press Release)

April 2018 Oregon Advisory Committee Public Meetings: Human Trafficking (Information Flyer)

March 29, 2018 Indiana Advisory Committee Community Forum in Gary: Voting Rights (Information Flyer)

March 29, 2018 Montana Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Border Town Discrimination (Press Release)

Minnesota Advisory Committee Releases Report on Civil Rights and Policing Practices, March 2018 (Press Release)

New York Advisory Committee Releases Report on "Broken Windows" Policing in NYC and General NYPD Accountability to the Public, March 2018 (Press Release)

April 2018 Oregon Advisory Committee Public Meetings: Human Trafficking (Information Flyer)

March 21, 2018 Maine Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Voting Rights (Information Flyer)

March 21, 2018 Maine Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Voting Rights (Press Release)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statements Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues, March 2018 (Press Release)

Illinois Advisory Committee to U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report on Voting Rights, February 2018 (Press Release)

Commission to Hear Presentations on Women’s History Month, March 16, 2018 (Press Release)

March 13, 2018 Texas Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Voting Rights (Press Release)

March 13, 2018 Texas Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Voting Rights (Information Flyer)

13 de marzo del 2018 Plenario Publico: Derechos de Votar en Texas (Informacion del Evento)

March and April 2018 Kansas Advisory Committee Public Meetings: Barriers to Equal Access to Educational Opportunity (Press Release)

March 2, 2018 Ohio Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Voting Rights (Press Release)

March 2, 2018 Ohio Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Voting Rights (Information Flyer)

March 9, 2018 Arizona Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Voting Rights (Press Release)

March 9, 2018 Arizona Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Voting Rights (Information Flyer)

9 de marzo del 2018 Plenario Publico: Derechos de Votar en Arizona (Informacion del Evento)

February 27, 2018 Georgia Advisory Committee Public Meeting: the Olmstead Decision (Press Release)

February 22, 2018 Alabama Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Access to Voting (Press Release)

Indiana Advisory Committee to Hear Testimony and Public Comment on Voting Rights (Press Release)

Viernes, 2 de febrero del 2018: Plenario Público de la Comisión de Derechos Civiles de los EE.UU.: Una Evaluación del Acceso a los Derechos a Votar (Comunicado de Prensa)

February 2, 2018 Public Briefing, Raleigh, NC: An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States (Press Release)

February 2, 2018 Public Briefing: Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States, Raleigh, NC (Agenda and Key Information)

February 2, 2018 Public Briefing, Raleigh, NC: An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States (Media Advisory)

January 11, 2018: Commission Releases Report: Public Education Funding Inequity in an Era of Increasing Concentration of Poverty and Resegregation (Press Release)

January 11, 2018 Press Call – Release of Report: Public Education Funding Inequity in an Era of Increasing Concentration of Poverty and Resegregation (Media Advisory)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Regarding Abusive Labor Practices at Immigration Detention Facilities (Press Release)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Appointment of Advisory Committee Members for New Jersey, North Dakota, and Rhode Island (Press Release)

Remarks by Congressman Derek Kilmer – November 2017 Commission Anniversary Event

Remarks by Congressman F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. – November 2017 Commission Anniversary Event

December 8, 2017 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Hold Public Briefing: School-to-Prison Pipeline: The Intersections of Students of Color with Disabilities (Press Release)

December 6, 2017 Louisiana Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Barriers to Voting (Press Release)

November 29, 2017 - The Commission Releases Report: Working for Inclusion: Time for Congress to Enact Federal Legislation to Address Workplace Discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Americans (Press Release)

November 29, 2017 Press Call – Release of Report: Working for Inclusion: Time for Congress to Enact Federal Legislation to Address Workplace Discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Americans (Media Advisory)

November 14, 2017 Commemoration of the Commission's 60th Anniversary (Media Advisory)

November 13, 2017: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement on Sentencing Reform Legislation (Press Release)

November 15, 2017 Louisiana Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Barriers to Voting (Press Release)

Virginia Advisory Committee Announces its Plans to Hold a Public Meeting: Hate Crimes in Virginia - Incidence and Response (Press Release)

November 1, 2017 Delaware Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Implicit Bias and Policing in Communities of Color (Press Release)

November 1, 2017 Delaware Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Policing in Communities of Color (Information Flyer)

Notice of Cancellation of October 20, 2017 Business Meeting

The United States Commission on Civil Rights Releases its Report: Targeted Fines and Fees against Low-Income People of Color: Civil Rights and Constitutional Implications (Press Release)

Press Call: Targeted Fines and Fees against Low-Income People of Color: Civil Rights and Constitutional Implications - September 21, 2017 (Media Advisory)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Recognizes 60th Anniversary and Issues Statements: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program and Pardon of Joe Arpaio (Press Release)

August 2017 Activities, Briefings, and Reports: State Advisory Committees of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Commission to Hear Expert Presentations on President Eisenhower and the 1957 Civil Rights Act, September 8, 2017

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Four Statements Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues (Press Release)

Alaska Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Alaska Native Voting Rights (Press Release)

Alaska Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Alaska Native Voting Rights (Information Flyer)

Commission to Hear Expert Presentations on the Voting Rights Act (VRA), August 18, 2017

July 2017 Activities, Briefings, and Reports: State Advisory Committees of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Tennessee Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Meeting: Civil Rights and Civil Asset Forfeiture

U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Montana State Advisory Committee Members

Commission to Hear Presentations on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), July 14, 2017

California Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report on Voting Integrity

Wisconsin Advisory Committee Releases Report: Hate Crime and Civil Rights in Wisconsin (Press Release)

Nevada Advisory Committee Releases Findings on Municipal Fines and Fees in Advisory Memorandum

Recent Activities, Briefings, and Reports: State Advisory Committees of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Ohio Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: Human Trafficking and Civil Rights in Ohio

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Official Statement on Civil Rights Enforcement and its Reports Planning for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 (Press Release)

Maine Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Hold Public Briefing on the Criminalization of People with Mental Illnesses (Press Release)

Colorado Advisory Committee to Hold Public Briefing on the Blaine Amendment and its Impact in the State

Commission to Hear Presentations on the History of LGBTQ Civil Rights in the United States, June 16, 2017

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Appointment of Advisory Committee Members for Michigan and New Hampshire (Press Release)

Connecticut Advisory Committee to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Recommends Legislation on Solitary Confinement (Press Release)

Commission Public Briefing: Collateral Consequences: The Crossroads of Punishment, Redemption and the Effects on Communities – Updated Information (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Appointment of Advisory Committee Members for Alaska and Arizona (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Two Statements: Expresses Concern with Immigrants' Access to Justice, and Urges DOJ to Work with Police Departments on Constitutional Policing (Press Release)

Commission to Hold Public Briefing: Collateral Consequences: The Crossroads of Punishment, Redemption and the Effects on Communities (Press Release)

Commission to Hear Presentations on MS St. Louis and World War II Jewish Refugees on April 21, 2017 (Press Release)

Maine Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: Human Trafficking in Maine (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Condemning Recent Hate Incidents and Calling for Federal Action (Press Release)

Kansas Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: Voting Rights and the Kansas Secure and Fair Elections (SAFE) Act (Press Release)

New York Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Police Practices and Accountability in New York City (Press Release)

New York Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Police Practices and Accountability in New York City (Information Flyer)

South Dakota Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Meeting: The Subtle Effects of Racism in South Dakota (Press Release)

Nevada Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Meeting: Municipal Fines and Fees in Nevada (Press Release)

Nevada Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Municipal Fines and Fees in Nevada (Information Flyer)

Minnesota Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Meeting: Civil Rights and Police Practices in Minnesota (Press Release)

Minnesota Advisory Committee Public Meeting: Civil Rights and Police Practices in Minnesota (Information Flyer)

Commission Announces Public Briefing: Targeted Fines and Fees against Low-Income People of Color: Civil Rights and Constitutional Implications (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement on its Commitment to Safeguarding the Right to Vote (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Expresses Concern Over Executive Orders Promoting Religious and National Origin Discrimination (Press Release)

Commission to Hear Presentations on Japanese Internment and Korematsu v. United States on February 24, 2016

The U.S. House of Representatives Reappoints Michael Yaki to a Third Term as Commissioner (Press Release)

Catherine E. Lhamon Selected as Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Press Release)

Appointment of Commissioners Debo P. Adegbile and Catherine E. Lhamon by President Obama and Reappointment of Commissioner David Kladney by the United States Senate (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes the Situation on the Ground in Standing Rock (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Statement on Hate Crimes in the United States (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Commemorating Native American Heritage Month

UPDATED: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Virtual Press Conference on Its Report: Environmental Justice: Examining the Environmental Protection Agency’s Compliance and Enforcement of Title VI and E.O. 12,898 (Media Advisory)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Virtual Press Conference on Its Report: Environmental Justice: Examining the Environmental Protection Agency’s Compliance and Enforcement of Title VI and E.O. 12,898 (Media Advisory)

La Comisión Estadounidense de los Derechos Civiles Publica Su Informe: El Aumento de Cumplimiento de la Sección 7 de la Ley Nacional de Registro de Votantes (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: Increasing Compliance with Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights releases report entitled Peaceful Coexistence: Reconciling Nondiscrimination Principles with Civil Liberties (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Will Examine the Confinement Conditions of Incarcerated Women Who Are under the Care of the Bureau of Prisons (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Three Statements Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Welcoming the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Expressing Disappointment over the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the DAPA and DACA Case (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Expresses Disappointment on the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling on the DAPA and DACA Case (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases a Statement Welcoming the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Offers Our Condolences and Grieves with the Families of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and Police Officers Lorne Ahrens, Michael Krol, Michael Smith, Brent Thompson, and Patrick Zamarripa (Press Release)

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Commemorates Issues Statement Honoring Justice Thurgood Marshall (Press Release)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights by a Unanimous Vote Joins the Nation in Mourning the Horrific Loss of Life in Orlando, Florida (Press Release)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes Women's History Month (Press Release)

Commission to hold briefing on environmental justice for minority communities on Jan. 22, 2016 (Press Release)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Maryland State Advisory Committee Members

Sunshine Act Meeting Notice (Press Release)

Commission requests DOJ investigation into questionable spying prosecution of Chinese American scientists (Press Release)

Commission mourns the passing of recent EEOC Chairwoman Jacqueline Berrien (Press Release)

Commission issues statement supporting affirmative action in Fisher v. Univ. of Texas

Commission issues statement supporting University of Texas admissions policy

West Virginia SAC to examine treatment of mentally ill in West Virginia (Press Release)

Commission celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Commission Welcomes the Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality (Press Release)

U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Joins the Nation in Mourning the Deaths of Nine Worshippers in the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Press Release)

Commission extends comment period for policing practices briefing to June 19, 2015
(Press Release)

Commission announces appointment of Mauro Albert Morales as new Staff Director (Press Release)

Commission to hold NYC briefing on police practices and use of force April 20, 2015 (Press Release)

Commission commemorates 50th anniversary of the Selma march (Press Release)

MO SAC to hold meeting on police – community relations February 23 in St. Louis (Press Release)

Commission appoints members to Michigan Advisory Committee (Press Release)

The Impact of Community and Police Interactions on Individual Civil Rights in Missouri (Press Release)

Commission appoints members of Indiana Advisory Committee (Press Release)

NY SAC releases report on solitary confinement of youth in NY (Press Release)

Commission appoints members of Montana Advisory Committee (Press Release)

Commission appoints members of New Mexico Advisory Committee (Press Release)

Commission appoints members of Wyoming Advisory Committee (Press Release)

Florida SAC releases report on ex-felon voting rights (Press Release)

Tennessee SAC releases report on ex-felon voting rights (Press Release)

Georgia SAC releases immigration report (Press Release)

Commission appoints Kansas SAC members (Press Release)

Commission appoints Utah SAC members (Press Release)

Commission appoints Vermont SAC members (Press Release)

Commission appoints Connecticut SAC members (Press Release)

Commission appoints DC State Advisory Committee members (Press Release)

U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Georgia State Advisory Committee Members (Press Release)

Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Delaware State Advisory Committee Members (Press Release)

Commission celebrates the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday (Press Release)

Commission appoints North Dakota State Advisory Committee members (Press Release)

U.S. Commission on Civils Rights Appoints New York State Advisory Committee Members (Press Release)

Commission announces Tennessee State Advisory Committee appointments (Press Release)

District of Columbia State Advisory Committee to hold Human Trafficking Meeting on Sept. 24, 2013 (Press Release)

Commission announces appointments to the Kentucky State Advisory Committee (Press Release)

Commission appoints members to Maine State Advisory Committee (Press Release)

Commission appoints members to Rhode Island State Advisory Committee (Press Release)

Commission appoints members to West Virginia State Advisory Committee (Press Release)

Wisconsin State Advisory Committee to hold meeting Sept. 12 on hate crimes (Press Release)

Commission announces NH SAC appointments (Press Release)

Commission appoints members to New Jersey State Advisory Committee (Press Release)

Commission appoints members to MA SAC (Press Release)

South Dakota State Advisory Committee Appointments (Press Release)

Commission announces audio webcast of anti-discrimination and religious liberty briefing (Press Release)

Arkansas SAC to hold April 10 planning meeting (Press Release)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to hold March 22 briefing on religious liberties and civil rights (Press Release)

Commission appoints South Carolina SAC members (Press Release)

Commission announces Texas SAC appointments (Press Release)

Ohio SAC announces appointments (Press Release)

Commission on Civil Rights announces March 22 briefing on nondiscrimination and religious liberties (Press Release)

Louisiana SAC members appointed by Commission (Press Release)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Briefings on the Impact of the Regulatory, Licensing, and Market Entry Barriers on Emerging Small Businesses (Press Release)

Nebraska SAC announces planning meeting for Jan. 18, 2013 (Press Release)

USCCR announces appointments to Wisconsin SAC (Press Release)

USCCR announces Arkansas SAC appointments (Press Release)

USCCR announces Michigan SAC appointments (Press Release)

Nebraska SAC announces planning meeting for Jan. 18, 2013 (Press Release)

Sexual Assault in the Military, January 11, 2013 (Press Release)

CA SAC releases report on campus speech codes (Press Release)

Federal Civil Rights Engagement with Arab and Muslim American Communities Post 9/11 Briefing (Press Release)

IL SAC to hold discussion on immigration issues Oct. 30th (Press Release)

Arkansas SAC to hold two-day meeting on Sept. 12-13, 2012 (Press Release)

North Dakota Advisory Committee to Hold a Planning Meeting (Press Release)

Arkansas State Advisory Committee Announces a Planning Meeting (Press Release)

Louisiana State Advisory Committee Announces a Planning/Briefing Meeting (Press Release)

Commission announces human trafficking briefing (Press Release)

La Comisión anuncia sesión informativa sobre la aplicación de las leyes federales contra la trata sexual (Press Release)

Arkansas SAC announces meeting (Press Release)

Louisiana SAC announces meeting (Press Release)

DC SAC members appointed (Press Release)

Maine SAC To Hold Briefing (Press Release)

Sunshine Act Notice for February 3, 2010 Meeting (Press Release)

Commission Announces Briefing on Voting Rights Act Redistricting

Una reunión sobre el reestablecimiento de distritos y el censo del 2010

New Jersey SAC Releases Report on Teacher Quality (Press Release)

New Black Panther Party Report Released, December 3, 2010 (Press Release)

Commission Mourns the Death of Dorothy Height (Press Release)

Commission Mourns the Death of Dr. Benjamin Hooks (Press Release)

Commission Releases Witness Names for New Black Panther Party Investigation Hearing

April 1, 2010, Commission Releases Title IX Athletics Report

U.S. Civil Rights Commission Mourns the Death of Celebrated Civil Rights Pioneer Percy E. Sutton (Press Release)

Commission Releases Report on Civil Rights and the Mortgage Crisis (Press Release)

Federal Civil Rights Panel to Convene Community Forum on Immigration and Education Issues (Media Advisory)

U.S. Civil Rights Commission Commemorates 41st Anniversary Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death

Civil Rights Commission to Hold Briefing on Civil Rights Issues with Respect to the Mortgage Crisis

Kansas Civil Rights Committee to Hold Public Briefings on State Caucus Process, Enforcement of Employment Laws