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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
WilmerHale has announced today the launch of the John A. Payton Summer Associate Fellowship honoring the late John A. Payton, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund's Sixth President and Director-Counsel and a partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering LLP, later WilmerHale, for more than ten years.
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. today announced that Monique L. Dixon has been appointed Senior Policy Counsel for Criminal Justice and State Education Initiatives, a new position based in Washington, D.C. that will focus on much-needed federal and state policy reforms.
LDF Supports Legislation That Would Reform the Specialized High School Admissions Process and Replace a Single Test With Multiple Measures of True Merit6/10/14Related Case or Issue:
(New York – NY) The NAACP Legal Defense Fund today welcomed the news that legislation proposed by New York state lawmakers would require that factors beyond a single multiple-choice exam be used to determine admissions to New York City’s Specialized High Schools.
This week, ERASE Racism, a Long Island-based nonprofit dedicated to exposing forms of racial discrimination and advocating for laws and policies that help eliminate racial disparities, honored LDF's work.