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Samuel L. Jackson asks, "What Would Your World Look Like Without LDF?"
National Civil and Human Rights Groups Urge Administration to Release Strong Gainful Employment Rule10/29/14
For decades, LDF has advocated for equal educational opportunities. However, too many African American and other students of color and low-income students are being targeted for recruitment by for-profit institutions, encouraged to incur high amounts of debt, and left without the credentials to obtain gainful employment - which undermines the very essence of equal educational opportunity. This has long-term implications for those students at for-profit institutions, including compromised credit scores, credentials that are not recognized in their fields, and limited o
Issue Recommendations to Gov. Leaders on Improving Accountability Systems
10/27/14Related Case or Issue:
In a letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, a host of national and local criminal justice, civil rights, human rights, individual liberty, faith-based, and immigrants' rights organizations are urging the Department of Defense to impose a moratorium on the 1033 program as the Obama administration conducts an examination of federal programs and funding that provide state and local law enforce