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2020

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

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

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 – 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

March 12, 2020 – 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

February 26, 2020 – U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report, Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars

February 26, 2020 – La Comisión de Derechos Civiles Publica Informe, Mujeres Encarceladas: Buscando Justicia detrás de las Rejas

February 19, 2020 – U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report, Free to Learn: Speech and Sexual Harassment on Campus

February 12, 2020 – Public Conference Call, Report Release – Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars

February 5, 2020 – Commission to Release Report: Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars

January 30, 2020 – The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Expresses Concern Over Treatment of Iranian Americans

2019

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 – Written Remarks of Commissioner Michael Yaki at Congressional Panel Discussion of Commission’s Trauma at the Border Report

December 4, 2019 – Written Remarks of Vice Chair Patricia Timmons-Goodson at Congressional Panel Discussion of Commission’s Trauma at the Border Report

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 – Commission Releases Report: Are Rights a Reality? Evaluating Federal Civil Rights Enforcement

November 19, 2019 – Written Testimony of Vice Chair Patricia Timmons-Goodson at Hearing of House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples on the Commission's Broken Promises Report

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 13, 2019 – Commission to hold Public Briefing on November 15 – 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 7, 2019 – Public Conference Call for Report Release on November 21 – Are Rights a Reality? Evaluating Federal Civil Rights Enforcement

November 4, 2019 – Commission to Release Report: Are Rights a Reality? Evaluating Federal Civil Rights Enforcement – November 21, 2019

November 4, 2019 – Public Conference Call for Report Release on November 13, 2019 – In the Name of Hate: Examining the Federal Government’s Role in Responding to Hate Crimes

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

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

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

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

May-August 2019 Commission Newsletter

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

Announced Dates of Commissioners’ Business Meetings for 2020

USCCR Lapse of Appropriations Plan

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

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

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

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Strongly Condemns Recent Statements of President Trump Telling U.S. Congresswomen to Leave the Country and "Go Back" to Their Countries, July 2019

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Denounces Replacement of Interpreters With a Video at Immigrants' First Immigration Hearing, July 2019

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Planned Public Briefings for Fiscal Years 2020 & 2021, July 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 13, 2019: Commission Releases Report: Collateral Consequences: The Crossroads of Punishment, Redemption and the Effects on Communities (Press Release)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Supports Securing Equal Rights for LGBT Community, June 2019

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

January-May 2019 Commission Quarterly Newsletter

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

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

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

May 9, 2019 – Commission to Hold Public Briefing: Federal Me Too: Examining Sexual Harassment in Government Workplaces

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges Passage of the Dream Act of 2019, April 2019

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Condemns Past and Recent Comments Motivated by or Evidencing Religious Intolerance, April 2019

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

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges the U.S. Department of Justice and the Trump Administration to Increase Hate Crime Enforcement to Address White Nationalism, March 2019

April 12, 2019 Public Comment Session: Condition of Immigration Detention Centers and Treatment of Immigrants

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

October - December 2018 Commission Quarterly Newsletter

March 12, 2019 – Written Testimony of Chair Catherine E. Lhamon at House Judiciary Committee Hearing: History & Enforcement of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

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”

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

Commission Accepting Public Comments on Immigrant Family Separation through February 25, 2019

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

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

2018

Furlough Notice to USCCR Employees

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

Information Request to the Department of Health and Human Services on Family Separation, December 2018

Information Request to the Department of Homeland Security on Family Separation, August 2018

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

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Warns Against Attempts to End Birthright Citizenship, Continued Hostility to Immigrants, December 2018

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges Congress to Prioritize Civil Rights Oversight and Legislation, December 2018

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges U.S. Department of Health and Human Services not to narrowly define gender to a biological condition at birth, December 2018

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights comment in opposition to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking re. Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds, December 2018

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

July - September 2018 Commission Quarterly Newsletter

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

Announced Dates of Commissioners’ Business Meetings for 2019

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)

U.S Commission on Civil Rights Issues Compendium of Voting Rights Reports by our State Advisory Committees

USCCR Shutdown Contingency Plan

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

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

September 19, 2018 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Planned Public Briefings for Fiscal Years 2019 & 2020

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)

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

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Decries Supreme Court Decision in Muslim Ban Case

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

Commission Seeks 2L and 3L Law School Interns for Fall 2018 Term

April - June 2018 Commission Quarterly Newsletter

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Denounces Separation of Immigrant Families, June 2018 

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

May 15, 2018 - Commission Announces Public Comment Period: In the Name of Hate: Examining the Federal Government’s Role in Responding to Hate Crimes

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 

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Statement Denouncing the Imposition of Immigration Judge Quotas by the U.S. Department of Justice, April 2018

March 2018 Commission Quarterly Newsletter

Legal Intern Openings for Summer 2018

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

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Highlights the Need for the Department of Justice to Reopen the Office for Access to Justice, March 2018

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges Congress to Prioritize Civil Rights in the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget, March 2018

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Statement Regarding Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Decision on Uniontown, Alabama, March 2018

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Expresses Continuing Concern Regarding Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Policy to Site Agents in Courthouses, March 2018

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statements Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues, March 2018 

Commission to Hear Presentations on Women’s History Month, March 16, 2018 

February 7, 2018 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Comment Period: An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States

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)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Strongly Criticizes Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Withdrawal of Critical Civil Rights Guidance

Statement on the Passing of Frankie Muse Freeman

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

USCCR Contingency Plan

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 

2017

December 2017 Commission Quarterly Newsletter

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Concerned with Alleged Abusive Labor Practices at Immigration Detention Centers

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

December 13, 2017 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Comment Period: School-to-Prison Pipeline: Intersections of Students of Color with Disabilities

Legal Intern Openings for Spring 2018

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 

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 

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

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Supports Sentencing Reform Legislation

Notice of Cancellation of October 20, 2017 Business Meeting

September 2017 Commission Quarterly Newsletter

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 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

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Denounces the Pardon of Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Condemns Ending of Undocumented Youth Program (DACA)

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

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Statement on Charlottesville, Virginia

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Condemns the Announced Military Ban on Transgender Individuals

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Disapproves of the Department of Justice's Civil Asset Forfeiture Policy

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Raises Concern about Reversal of Department of Justice Position in Key Voting Rights Case

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

July 2017 Commission Quarterly Newsletter

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

Watch the Commission Meeting and Presentation on the Americans with Disabilities Act

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Extends Public Comment Period: Collateral Consequences

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

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Expresses Concern Regarding Federal Civil Rights Enforcement Efficacy and Priorities

Watch Public Briefing on Collateral Consequences

May 19, 2017 Collateral Consequences Public Meeting Materials

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

C-SPAN Coverage of Presentations on the Voyage of Jewish Refugees on the MS St. Louis during World War II

April 2017 Commission Newsletter to State Advisory Committee Members

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)

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Expresses Concern with Immigrants' Access to Justice

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges Department of Justice to Use All Available Tools to Work with Police Departments to Ensure Constitutional Policing

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 

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

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Condemns Recent Hate Incidents and Calls for Federal Action

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

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

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Reaffirms Longstanding Commitment to Safeguarding the Right to Vote

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

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

Commission to Hear Presentations on Japanese Internment and Korematsu v. United States on February 24, 2017

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

2016

Catherine E. Lhamon Selected as Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights 

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

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes the Situation on the Ground in Standing Rock 

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Statement on Hate Crimes in the United States

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

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Concerned with Dakota Access Pipeline

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

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Commemorates Native American Heritage Month

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Congratulates Former Commissioner and Civil Rights Icon Frankie Muse Freeman on her Upcoming 100th birthday

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)

La Comisión Estadounidense de los Derechos Civiles Conmemora el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Commemorates National Hispanic Heritage Month

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

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

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

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Three Statements Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues 

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Expresses Its Strong Disappointment in the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board

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

The United States Commission on Civil Rights Applauds Recent Federal Court Decisions Striking Down Voter Identification Laws

The United States Commission on Civil Rights Welcomes Recent Settlement Requiring Texas to Issue Birth Certificates to U.S. Citizen Children of Undocumented Immigrants

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

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

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

The Commission Applauds the U.S. Supreme Court's Recent Decision Upholding the University of Texas' Affirmative Action Admissions Policy

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 

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

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Commemorates Justice Thurgood Marshall’s 108th Birthday

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Commemorates Issues Statement Honoring Justice Thurgood Marshall

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Regarding Chinese American Prosecutions

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Requesting Pardon of Jack Johnson

The U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Statement Requesting The Posthumous Pardon Of John Arthur "Jack" Johnson

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statements in support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month 2016 and the joint guidance on transgender student protections provided by the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights and the Department of Justice

The U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Statement Regarding The Observation Of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Pride Month 2016

The U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Statement Supporting Joint Guidance Issued By The Department Of Education's Office For Civil Rights And The Department Of Justice Regarding Protections Of Transgender Students

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Letter to All Members of U.S. Congress Requesting Their Support For The Fair Day in Court for Kids

5-20-16 Public Educational Funding Inequality Materials

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces West Virginia State Advisory Committee Appointments

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Maine State Advisory Committee Appointments

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Massachusetts State Advisory Committee Appointments

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Virginia State Advisory Committee Appointments

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Panelists for Briefing on the Topic of Public Education Funding Inequality in an Era of Increasing Concentration of Poverty and Resegregation

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Condemning Recent State Laws and Pending Proposals Targeting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community

U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Letter to Vanita Gupta

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Press Release Regarding Letter to Health and Human Services Regarding Child Care Subsidies Distribution in the State of Mississippi

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

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Low-Income Child Care Subsidies Distribution in the State of Mississippi

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Letter to All Members of U.S. Requesting Their Support For The Fair Day in Court for Kids

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes Women's History Month 

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Panelists for Briefing Related to Quiet Crisis: Federal Funding and Unmet Needs In Indian Country, 2016 Update

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Panelists for Briefing Related to Municipal Policing and Courts: A Search for Justice or a Quest for Revenue

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Date for Briefing Related to its Report, Municipal Policing and Courts: A Search for Justice or a Quest for Revenue 

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Remembers Mrs. Rosa Parks

February 3, 2016 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes National African-American History Month 

January 27, 2016 - Commission to Conclude Briefing Related to Environmental Justice for Minority Communities on Feb. 5, 2016 

January 11, 2016 - Commission to Hold Briefing on Environmental Justice for Minority Communities on Jan. 22, 2016 

Commission appoints members of Wisconsin Advisory Committee

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

2015

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

11/23/15 - Commission requests DOJ investigation into questionable spying prosecution of Chinese American scientists

11/23/15 - Commission mourns the passing of recent EEOC Chairwoman Jacqueline Berrien 

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

11/19/15 - Commission issues statement supporting University of Texas admissions policy

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

Commission extends comment period for policing practices briefing to June 19, 2015 

Commission announces appointment of Mauro Albert Morales as new Staff Director 

The Impact of Community and Police Interactions on Individual Civil Rights in Missouri 

10/16/15 - Commission issues proclamation honoring Professor Carl Auerbach on his 100th birthday for his work contributing to the creation of the Commission on Civil Rights

USCCR Contingency Plan

09/17/15 - U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report on Condition in Immigration Detention Centers and Family Detainees

United States Commission on Civil Rights requests the President to Comply with District Court Ruling on Family Detention Centers

Commission to hold Thursday press conference and release statutory report on immigration detention centers

Commission announces investigations into racially biased police imposition of fees and fines for revenue and public education funding inequality

08/06/15 - Commission celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Commission mourns the passing of Julian Bond

Commission sends letter to DOJ Executive Office for Immigration Review questioning deportation of children prior to court hearings

07/20/15 - Commission announces 2016 enforcement report on environmental justice

07/08/15 - Commission issues letters to Attorney General Lynch and Texas expressing concern about alleged denials of birth certificates to children of undocumented immigrants in Texas

Commission requests DOJ investigation into Texas denial of birth certificates to children of undocumented immigrants

Commission asks Texas to cease denials of birth certificates to children of undocumented immigrants

Commission issues resolution mourning the loss of former Staff Director Louis Nuñez

06/30/15 - Commission welcomes the Supreme Court ruling on disparate impact in the Fair Housing Act

06/30/15 - Commission Welcomes the Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality 

Commission announces briefing on effect of minority college access, persistence, and completion rates on socio-economic mobility

05/15/15 - Commission to hold two-day briefing on Impact of Federal Financial Aid Programs on Minority Student College Enrollment

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

03/31/15 - Commission observes Cesar Chavez Day

03/30/15 - Commission to hold April 20 briefing on police use of force

Commission to hold March 16 briefing on Examining Workplace Discrimination Against LGBT Americans

03/04/15 - Commission commemorates 50th anniversary of the Selma march

USCCR Notice – February 20, 2015 Business Meeting

02/03/15 - Commission appoints members to Michigan Advisory Committee 

Commission letter to President requests national holiday to recognize Fred Korematsu.

Commission announces commemoration of the 150th anniversary of passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution.

01/30/15 - Commission announces new Vice Chair Patricia Timmons-Goodson

Commission announces briefing on the state of civil rights at immigration detention facilities

01/09/15 - Commission appoints members of Indiana Advisory Committee

2014

Commission appoints members of Montana Advisory Committee 

Commission appoints members of New Mexico Advisory Committee

Commission appoints members of Wyoming Advisory Committee

Commission appoints DC State Advisory Committee members 

Commission sends letter to DOJ on revising profiling guidance

Commission announces investigation into policing practices and use of deadly force

USCCR Notice – December 12, 2014 Business Meeting

Commission issues statement on Ferguson grand jury

11/21/14 - U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Commends President Obama on Issuance of Immigration Accountability Executive Action

USCCR Notice - November 21, 2014 Business Meeting

10/03/14 -Commission announces October 17, 2014 briefing in Florida on Stand Your Ground laws

Commission to hold Stand Your Ground briefing in Florida

Agenda for Special Meeting on October 10, 2014

September 19, 2014 Meeting Agenda (CANCELED)

Agenda for August 15, 2014 business meeting

07/29/14 - La Comisión de los Derechos Civiles de EE. UU. anuncia una carta al Presidente

Commission announces letter on immigrant minors and 2015 enforcement report on immigration detention centers

Commission announces appointment of new commissioners

Revised Agenda for the Sexual Harassment Briefing on July 25, 2014

07/17/14 -US Commission on Civil Rights to hold briefing July 25 on sexual harassment law

Agenda for July 25, 2014 Sexual Harassment Briefing and Business Meeting

07/01/14 - Commission's proclamation on the anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Agenda for June 20, 2014 Business Meeting

Amended Agenda for May 16, 2014 Business Meeting

07/01/14 - Commission appoints Kansas SAC members 

06/13/14 - Commission appoints Utah SAC members 

05/28/14 - Commission appoints Vermont SAC members 

05/28/14 - Commission appoints Connecticut SAC members 

05/16/14 - Commission Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

03/31/14 - Commission Recommends National Holidays for Cesar Chavez and Fred Korematsu

Media Alert: Briefing on Patient Dumping

03/05/14 - Commission to hold March 14 briefing on patient dumping

Commission cancels and reschedules Feb. 14 briefing on patient dumping

01/24/14 - Commission views as positive DoD rule change on Sikh and other religious expression in the military

03/27/14 - U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Georgia State Advisory Committee Members

02/03/14 - Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Delaware State Advisory Committee Members

01/20/14 - Commission celebrates the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday 

01/14/14 - Commission appoints North Dakota State Advisory Committee members 

2013

10/18/13 - Commission Releases Annual Statutory Report on Sexual Assault in the Military

09/16/13 - Commission announces Tennessee State Advisory Committee appointments

09/16/13 - Commission announces appointments to the Kentucky State Advisory Committee 

09/09/13 - Commission appoints members to Maine State Advisory Committee 

09/09/13 - Commission appoints members to Rhode Island State Advisory Committee 

09/09/13 - Commission appoints members to West Virginia State Advisory Committee 

08/21/13 - Commission celebrates 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s March on Washington and I Have a Dream speech

08/14/13 - U.S. Commission on Civils Rights Appoints New York State Advisory Committee Members

07/23/13 - Commission announces NH SAC appointments 

07/10/13 - Commission appoints members to New Jersey State Advisory Committee 

06/07/13 - Commission Announces Illinois SAC Appointments

05/23/13 - Commission Announces New Location for May 31 Briefing on Protecting the Civil Rights of Veterans

05/20/13 - Commission releases agenda for Briefing Scheduled for May 31, 2013

05/14/13 - Commission releases transcripts for briefings on sexual assault in the military and civil rights effects of state immigration laws

05/13/13 - Commission appoints members to MA SAC 

05/10/13 - La Comisión anuncia sesión informativa sobre los derechos civiles de veteranos y miembros de las Fuerzas Armadas

05/10/13 - Commission to hold briefing on Protecting the Civil Rights of Our Veterans and Service members 

05/08/13 - South Dakota State Advisory Committee Appointments 

04/11/13 - Commission to hold briefing on NVRA April 19th

03/19/13 - Commission announces audio webcast of anti-discrimination and religious liberty briefing 

03/11/13 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to hold March 22 briefing on religious liberties and civil rights

03/04/13 - USCCR announces its Volunteer Internship Program

02/21/13 - Commission appoints South Carolina SAC members 

02/21/13 - Ohio SAC announces appointments

02/21/13 - Commission announces Texas SAC appointments 

02/15/13 - Commission on Civil Rights announces March 22 briefing on nondiscrimination and religious liberties 

02/13/13 - Louisiana SAC members appointed by Commission

02/04/13 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Briefings on the Impact of the Regulatory, Licensing, and Market Entry Barriers on Emerging Small Businesses 

01/14/13 - USCCR announces appointments to Wisconsin SAC 

01/11/13 - USCCR announces Arkansas SAC appointments 

01/11/13 - USCCR announces Michigan SAC appointments 

01/02/13 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Annual Enforcement Report Briefing and Speakers 

2012

11/29/12 - Dec. 7, 2012 briefing on criminal background checks

10/24/12 - Federal Civil Rights Engagement with Arab and Muslim American Communities Post 9/11 Briefing

10/23/12 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces 2013 Statutory Enforcement Report and Briefing on Sexual Assault in the Military 

09/18/12 - USCCR Relocation Notice

08/03/12 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Agenda for Alabama Field Briefing on Civil Rights Effects of State Immigration Laws

07/26/12 - USCCR announces Aug. 17 immigration law briefing speakers

07/26/12 - USCCR announces Aug. 17 immigration law briefing speakers (Spanish)

04/10/12 - Commission announces human trafficking briefing 

04/10/12 - La Comisión anuncia sesión informativa sobre la aplicación de las leyes federales contra la trata sexual (Press Release)

01/30/12 - Commission Announces Briefing on Voting Rights Act Redistricting

01/30/12 - Una reunión sobre el reestablecimiento de distritos y el censo del 2010

01/23/12 - Sunshine Act Notice for February 3, 2010 Meeting

2011

11/21/11 - Commission to hold briefing on impact of state immigration laws on civil rights

09/28/11 - USCCR appoints Oklahoma SAC Members

09/26/11 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights releases report on bullying in schools

08/12/11 - Commission to hold briefing on eminent domain abuses on August 12, 2011

07/13/11 - U.S. Commission Chairman Castro to Hold Press Conference in Chicago English Espanol

05/16/11 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Invites Public Comments on Peer-to-Peer Violence and Bullying: Examining the Federal Response

04/28/11 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Hold Briefing on Federal Enforcement of Civil Rights Laws Protecting Students Against Bullying, Violence and Harassment

03/28/11 - The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Appointments to the Montana State Advisory Committee

03/28/11 - The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Appointments to the North Dakota State Advisory Committee

03/11/11 - Martin Castro Appointed as Chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

03/04/11 - Vermont Civil Rights Panel Appointed

02/08/11 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Speakers for Briefing on School Discipline and Disparate Impact

02/07/11 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Hold Briefing on School Discipline and Disparate Impact

2010

12/23/10 - Commission appoints Maryland SAC members

12/03/10 - New Black Panther Party Report Released 

11/10/10 - U.S. Civil Rights Commission Appoints 12 Members to Maine State Advisory Committee

10/14/10 - Commission appoints Wyoming SAC members

10/14/10 - Commission appoints New Mexico SAC members

10/14/10 - Commission appoints Arkansas SAC members

09/28/10 - Commission appoints New Jersey SAC members

09/24/10 - Former DOJ Voting Chief Christopher Coates to Testify before Commission on September 24, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. EDT

09/16/10 - Commission appoints Oregon SAC members

09/14/10 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights National Conference 2010

09/07/10 - Commission Convenes National Conversation on a New Era in Civil Rights

08/25/10 - Commission Appoints Texas SAC members

08/02/10 - Commission appoints Louisiana SAC members

06/30/10 - Commission Mourns the Death of William L. Taylor

06/18/10 - Commission appoints Colorado SAC members

05/10/10 - Commission appoints Kansas SAC members

05/10/10 - Commission appoints Missouri SAC members

04/21/10 - Commission Mourns the Death of Dorothy Height 

04/15/10 - Commission Mourns the Death of Dr. Benjamin Hooks 

04/14/10 - Commission Releases Witness Names for New Black Panther Party Investigation Hearing

04/09/10 - Commission appoints Pennsylvania SAC members

04/09/10 - Commission appoints DC SAC members

04/01/10 - April 1, 2010, Commission Releases Title IX Athletics Report

02/17/10 - Commission Announces February 26, 2010 Business Meeting

02/09/10 - Hearing on Voter Intimidation Investigation POSTPONED

2009

12/31/09 - U.S. Civil Rights Commission Mourns the Death of Celebrated Civil Rights Pioneer Percy E. Sutton

10/29/09 - Commission appoints South Dakota State Advisory Committee members

10/29/09 - Utah SAC Appointments

09/25/09 - Commission Releases Report on Civil Rights and the Mortgage Crisis

08/11/09 - U.S. Civil Rights Commission Charters Virginia State Advisory Committee

06/16/09 - California Civil Rights Panel Appointed

06/16/09 - New Hampshire Civil Rights Panel Appointed

06/16/09 - Oklahoma Civil Rights Panel Appointed

06/12/09 - Health Disparities Briefing and Business Meeting

04/29/09 - Federal Civil Rights Panel to Convene Community Forum on Immigration and Education Issues (Media Advisory)

04/04/09 - U.S. Civil Rights Commission Commemorates 41st Anniversary Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death

03/11/09 - Civil Rights Commission to Hold Briefing on Civil Rights Issues with Respect to the Mortgage Crisis

02/23/09 - Kansas Civil Rights Committee to Hold Public Briefings on State Caucus Process, Enforcement of Employment Laws

2008

12/05/08 - Civil Rights Commission to Hold Briefing on “Specifying English as the Common Language of the Workplace: Every Employer's Right or Violation of Federal Law?”

10/24/08 - USCCR Report Calls for Government Efforts to Restore Voter Confidence in the Integrity of the Electoral Process

10/09/08 - Federal Panel to Hold Briefing with DC Public School Chancellor and Former DC Mayor on Civil Rights Issues and School Choice

09/08/08 - Civil Rights Commission to Examine Minority Under Representation In Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Undergraduate Disciplines

09/05/08 - Federal Panel to Hold Briefing on Civil Rights Issues of Demographic Changes

08/21/08 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Eleven Members to its Arkansas Advisory Committee

06/06/08 - Civil Rights Commission To Examine U.S. Department of Justice Plans to Monitor Voting Rights Enforcement for the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election

04/02/08 - Civil Rights Commission To Examine Effects of Illegal Immigration On Wages And Employment Of Low-Wage Black Workers

02/05/08 - Civil Rights Commission to Examine Prisoners' Religious Rights

2007

03/1/07 - Congress Appoints Gail Heriot to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

03/5/07 - Civil Rights Commission to Examine Covert Wiretapping in the War on Terror

2006

06/13/06 - Civil Rights Commission Examine Affirmative Action in Law School

05/10/06 - Civil Rights Commission urges S. 147 Rejection

05/02/06 - USCCR to Address Remaining Business from April 2006 Meeting

05/02/06 - USCCR to Examine Historically Black Colleges and Universities

04/05/06 - USCCR to Examine Census 2010

03/28/06 - USCCR to Call for End to Anti-Semitic Harassment

02/27/06 - USCCR Report Documents Progress Toward Voting Equality

02/16/06 - USCCR to Consider Recommendations for Enforcing Civil Rights Laws

02/02/06 - Commission Recognizes the Contributions of Coretta Scott King

01/18/06 - USCCR To Examine Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act

2005

12/29/05 - The Economic Stagnation of the Black Middle Class

12/27/05 - New Report Documents Improved Race Relations in New Mexico

12/14/05 - Experts to Brief USCCR on Disparity Studies

12/05/05 - USCCR to Examine the Soundness of Disparity Studies

12/02/05 - USCCR Notes Passing of LeGree S. Daniels

11/17/05 - USCCR to Examine Allegations of Anti-Semitic Harassment on Campuses

11/09/05 - USCCR to Examine Anti-Semitic Allegations on Campuses

10/25/05 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Mourns Passing of Rosa Parks

10/14/05 - Congress Appoints Arlan Melendez to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

10/06/05 - USCCR to Conduct Briefing on Voting Rights Act

10/03/05 - USCCR to Hold Voting Rights Act Briefing

08/18/05 - USCCR Report Finds Agencies Fail to Implement Race-Neutral Alternatives

08/16/05 - USCCR to Release Federal Contracting Report: 10 Years After Adarand

07/22/05 - USCCR to Discuss Report on Federal Contracting; Monthly Meeting to Highlight Procurement 10 Years After Adarand

07/14/05 - USCCR To Hold Briefing on Stagnation of the Black Middle Class; Experts to Discuss Effects of Income, Education, and Other Factors

07/14/05 - USCCR Recognizes Life, Contributions of Arthur Fletcher; Former Commission Chairman and Civil Rights Champion Dies

07/11/05 - USCCR to Hold Briefing on Stagnation of the Black Middle Class

06/14/05 - USCCR to Discuss Funding the National Civil Rights Effort

05/24/05 - USCCR Implores Justice Department to Investigate Hate Allegations; Las Vegas Residents Allege Racist Flyers, Dead Animals Left at Private Homes

05/23/05 - USCCR Urges Prominent Site for African American History Museum

05/23/05 - USCCR Pledges Support for National Guard and Reserve

05/11/05 - Reform Task Force to Offer Initial Report at USCCR Meeting

04/29/05 - USCCR Announces Office Consolidations; Denver and Kansas City Sites to be Closed and Duties Re-Assigned

04/18/05 - USCCR Releases Plan to Repair Structural Budget Problem

03/16/05 - USCCR Leadership to Testify on Fiscal and Management Practices

03/16/05 - USCCR to Hear First Report from Reform Task Force

01/13/05 - USCCR Commemorates King Holiday

01/10/05 - USCCR Commends State Department for Anti-Semitism Report

01/04/05 - Reform on Agenda for Civil Rights Commission Meeting

01/04/05 - USCCR Commemorates Life of Civil Rights Pioneer Shirley Chisholm

2004

10/06/04 - U.S Commission on Civil Rights Investigates Suppression of Youth Vote, Barriers to Registering & Impact of the Voting Rights Act

10/05/04 - Commission Advances Civil Rights Through Ratifying Significant Reports

09/10/04 - USCCR Briefing on Voting and Election Reform - Is America Ready to Vote? Voting Barriers, Provisional & Absentee Ballots, and Voter Enfranchisement

08/05/04 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Commemorates Voting Rights Act of 1965

07/14/04 - Florida Election Official, "Felon" Purge Victim, Advocates, and Others Brief the Commission: "Is America Ready to Vote?"

07/08/04 - Election 2004: Is America Ready to Vote? Commission Examines Purge Lists, Voter Disenfranchisement, Florida Registration Process

04/06/04 - Election 2004 - Is America Ready: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Examines Integrity, Security and Accessibility in the Nation's Readiness to Vote

03/11/04 - Civil Rights Commission Explores Patriot Act, Other Anti-Terrorism Efforts, and Civil Rights

03/09/04 - Commission Celebrates National Women's History Month

02/17/04 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Explore Pacific Northwest Civil Rights Issues

02/06/04 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Celebrates African American History Month

2003

12/09/03 - Commission Explores Intentional Employment Discrimination Patterns

11/20/03 - Ohio Advisory Committee Convenes Factfinding Meeting: Hate Crime in Ohio Revisited

11/11/03 - Commission Examines Impact of Race on Hispanic American Experience

11/06/03 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Achieves Management Improvements Despite Decade-Long Budget Cuts, Reports GAO

11/03/03 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

10/22/03 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes Disability Awareness Month

10/22/03 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Advances Environmental Justice with Approval of Not in My Backyard Report

10/14/03 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Examine Native American Health Care Disparities: Two-Day Trip Will Include Medical Center Visit, Community Meeting, and Briefing

10/08/03 - Civil Rights Commission Plans Two-Day New Mexico Trip to Examine Native American Health Care Disparities

10/02/03 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes Hispanic Heritage Month

09/22/03 - Commission Addresses Potential for Voter Disenfranchisement in California

09/15/03 - Commission Opposes Ban on Racial Data Collection

09/09/03 - Commission Reviews Environmental Justice Report and Holds Briefing on Racial Disparities in South Dakota Criminal Justice

08/01/03 - Informative, Free Civil Rights Resource Available: Civil Rights Journal Tackles Felon Voting Rights, Racial Profiling, Corporate Diversity and Other Topics

07/31/03 - Civil Rights Journal Tackles Felon Voting Rights, Racial Profiling, Corporate Diversity, and Other Topics

07/25/03 - Native Americans' Civil Rights Compromised by Federal Government: Report Finds Inadequate Funding, Unmet Needs

07/15/03 - Commission Probes Barriers to Credit, Wealth Accumulation for Minorities and Poor

07/14/03 - Federal Civil Rights Enforcement and Unmet Needs in Indian Country Top Agenda of Commission Meeting

06/23/03 - Supreme Court Decisions to Uphold Principles of Affirmative Action Are a Victory for All Americans

06/18/03 - Commission Examines Federal Agencies' Enforcement of Laws and Racial Disparities in Incarceration Rates

05/07/03 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Celebrates Asian Pacific Heritage Month

05/06/03 - Commission Examines Funding for Federal Civil Rights Agencies

04/14/03 - The Colorado Advisory Committee Releases its Grand Junction Report

04/09/03 - Commission Discusses Civil Rights Issues in DC, MD, and VA

03/26/03 - Civil Rights Commission Recommits Hot line for Arab American and Muslim Discrimination Complaints

03/19/03 - Civil Rights Commission Examines D.C. Government - Latino Community Relations

03/14/03 - Commission Hears Presentations on D.C. Police/Government-Latino Community Relations

02/06/03 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Holds Briefing to Examine National Civil Rights Implications of School Reform, No Child Left Behind

01/31/03 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Celebrates African American History Month

01/29/03 - Commission Holds Education Briefing in North Carolina

01/06/03 - State and Regional Leaders to Voice American Indian, Social Justice Concerns to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

2002

12/12/02 - Commission Condemns Senator Trent Lott’s Remarks, Questions Record on Civil Rights

12/10/02 - Commission Hears from NYC Immigrant Community Leaders on Education, Voting, Labor, and Post-9/11 Concerns

11/01/02 - Commission Sends Monitors to South Florida for November 5 Elections

11/01/02 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

10/07/02 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Explores Civil Rights in the Delta

10/02/02 - Civil Rights Commission Publishes Ten-Year Agency Check Up; Report Evaluates Federal Action on Civil Rights Enforcement

10/02/02 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes Disability Awareness Month

09/18/02 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

09/06/02 - Education Tops Civil Rights Commission's September Agenda

07/24/02 - Civil Rights Commission Reaffirms Commitment to Protecting Rights of Arab Americans and Muslims

07/23/02 - Department of Homeland Security Needs Civil Rights Watchdog

07/15/02 - Midwest Advisory Committees Explore Shifts in Civil Rights Post-9/11

06/13/02 - Has Election Reform Gone Far Enough? U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Returns to Florida to Find Out.

06/06/02 - Public Officials, Community Activists Set to Join Civil Rights Commission for Florida Voting Rights Briefing

05/23/02 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Continues Review of Florida Election Reform

05/20/02 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Expresses Concern over Plight of Haitian Refugees

05/15/02 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Tackles Consequences of Racial Data Collection

05/14/02 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Appeal Adverse Decision in Dispute over Commissioner Terms; Welcomes Peter Kirsanow as Newest Commissioner

05/09/02 - Statement on Ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Regarding Terms on U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

04/29/02 - Commission Honors Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

04/17/02 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Concludes: Federal Enforcement Funding is Inadequate

04/17/02 - IDEA Briefing Reveals Flaws in Legislation; Civil Rights Commission Hears from Advocates and Experts

04/12/02 - Reauthorization of Major Disabilities Law Focus of Civil Rights Commission Briefing

04/08/02 - IDEA Funding, Racism in Alaska Top Civil Rights Commission Agenda

03/14/02: - U.S. Public Health System Unprepared for Bioterrorism Attack, 40 Million Uninsured Face Greatest Risk

03/14/02: - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Celebrates Women's History Month

02/14/02: - U.S. Civil Rights Commission Vision Reflected in Theme of National African American History Month

02/07/02: - Federal Officials to Testify on Environmental Policies and Practices before Civil Rights Commission

02/04/02: - Landmark Legal Ruling Preserves Independence of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

01/23/02: - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Continues to Probe Environmental Justice Issues

01/18/02: - Statement by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on the Anniversary of the Birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

01/04/02: - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Intervenes in Lawsuit to Defend Statute, Agency's Independence

2001

12/07/01 - White House Names Jennifer C. Braceras to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

09/28/01 - U.S. Civil Rights Commission Salutes America's Hispanic Heritage

09/19/01 - Commission on Civil Rights Launches Second Complaint Hotline to Accommodate Great Response Charges of vandalism to personal property and harassment by neighbors, employers dominate calls

09/18/01 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Receives Overwhelming Response to Complaint Line

09/14/01 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Complaint Line to Protect Rights of Arab, Islamic Communities; Urges Tolerance in the Face of Tragedy

04/16/01 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Condemns the Use of Native American Images and Nicknames as Sports Symbols

04/02/01 - Civil Rights Commission's Advisory Panel Holds Forum to Hear Problems in Southern Maryland

03/15/01 - Civil Rights Commission Releases Mississippi Delta Report: Disparities in Poverty, Education, and Voting Rights Still Afflict Troubled Region

03/15/01 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Celebrates Women's History Month

03/09/01 - U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Concludes That “No Count” Is Real Issue In Florida Vote

03/08/01 - Civil Rights Committee Holds Forum: Equal Access to Financial Opportunities in the District of Columbia

02/06/01 - U.S. Civil Rights Commission Emphasizes Public Testimony in Continuing Examination of Florida Voting Problems

2000

04/10/00 - USCCR To Issue Statement On Inadequacy Of Percentage Plans Press Conference Scheduled For Tuesday, April 11

1999

11/19/99 - Meeting to Focus on Justice Administration for Native Americans

04/16/99 - Native American Named to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

02/09/99 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Hold Briefing on Census

1998

12/16/98 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Mourns the Death of Commissioner A. Leon Higginbotham

11/24/98 - Chairperson Berry Responds to Washington Post Story on Immigration and White Flight in Miami

05/18/98 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Hold First Hearing on Schools and Religion

02/04/98 - Proposed Increase in Civil Rights Enforcement Funding Receives Praise from U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

01/21/98 - Study Finds Equal Educational Opportunity for Students with Limited English a Pressing Civil Rights Need

1997

11/20/97 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges Improvement in Identification of Students for Special Education Classes

03/06/97 - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report on Federal Equal Educational Enforcement in Public Schools