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A coalition of young multi-racial activists led by Black organizers in New York has called for a Millions March to take place on Saturday, December 13, gathering in Washington Square Park at 2 PM. The mass rally will take place in Manhattan; tens of thousands have already confirmed their attendance on Facebook.
Kleinman Gives Testimony Before New York City City Council Hearing on Proposed School Diversity Measures12/11/14Related Case or Issue:
LDF Assistant Counsel Rachel Kleinman testifies before NYC City Council hearing on proposals to increase diversity in schools.
LDF Supports New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman’s Request to Investigate Cases Involving Unarmed Civilians Killed by Police Officers12/10/14
(New York, NY)—LDF joins a chorus of voices – comprised of civil rights organizations, community leaders, and elected officials – in support of a proposal advanced by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman to investigate, and if necessary, prosecute cases involving killings of unarmed civilians by New York police officer.
LDF's Sherrilyn Ifill Joins Town Hall Forum With George Stephanopoulos to Discuss Race and Justice in America12/10/14
Race. Justice. In America Town Hall.
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos moderates a town hall with Facebook on race and justice in America.
Today, LDF presented testimony to the United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights hearing on “The State of Civil and Human Rights in the United States.”