National Civil and Reproductive Rights Leaders Meet with Vice President Harris to Stress the Urgency to Protect Reproductive and Voting Rights

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WASHINGTON, DC (September 12, 2022) – The nation’s top civil rights leaders, reproductive rights and justice organizations met with Vice President Kamala Harris today to discuss the harmful impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling ...

Civil Rights Organizations Send Priorities for Appraisal Reform Legislation to the White House, Congress, and HUD

Today, the Legal Defense Fund and a coalition of civil rights and fair housing organizations sent a letter to the White House, Congress, and HUD calling for comprehensive appraisal reform to ensure fair valuation of ...

LDF Issues Statement on Baltimore Water Crisis

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Days after the water system in Jackson, Mississippi, home to the second-largest Black population in the United States, reached its breaking point, Baltimore, Maryland, 62% of whose residents are Black, is now facing a water ...

National Civil Rights Leaders Meet With President Biden Following State Of Emergency Declaration For Democracy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Days after declaring a State of Emergency for democracy in the United States, the nation’s top civil rights leaders met with President Biden at the White House today to urge the administration ...

LDF Issues Statement on Water Crisis in Jackson, Mississippi

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In recent days, the water system in Jackson, Mississippi, has reached its breaking point. A system that has long been in a state of crisis – including an active boil water order for residents since ...

Voter Participation Center and Legal Defense Fund Mail Voter Registration Applications to Black Voters in Mississippi

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As part of an ambitious effort to build enthusiasm for Election Day 2022, the non-profit Voter Participation Center (VPC) and the Legal Defense Fund (LDF) are teaming up to mail 102,509 voter registration applications to ...

Voter Participation Center and Legal Defense Fund Mail Voter Registration Applications to Black Voters in South Carolina

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As South Carolinians gear up for Election Day 2022, the non-profit Voter Participation Center (VPC) and the Legal Defense Fund (LDF) are teaming up to mail 161,490 voter registration applications to eligible Black South Carolina ...

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