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Contemporary Civil Rights Challenges: A View from the States - 2018 Survey of the State Advisory Committees

This report details the Commission’s survey of SAC members, capturing data on which civil rights issues SAC members believe should be prioritized. Some of the key conclusions in the report include that, of the eight areas of civil rights that fall within the Commission’s jurisdiction, 35.8 percent of the survey respondents rank race/color as currently the area of highest importance, followed by 22.8 percent who rank the administration of justice as highest, and 16.6 percent who rate voting rights as the highest importance. High priority civil rights topics included education, criminal justice, voting rights, freedom of expression, and civil rights enforcement.

Report Type
Briefing Reports