Forwarded on behalf of The Leadership Conference
Take Action: President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are attempting to eliminate the tools of civil rights enforcement and undermine protections marginalized students rely on. Join us on a national call on August 10 at 3:00 p.m. ET to learn about efforts to protect critical civil rights protections for students and how to fight this administration’s attempts to undermine civil rights enforcement!
Enforcing our nation’s civil rights laws is a central and vital function of the U.S. government. On February 24, President Trump signed an executive order designed to start a process for eliminating the tools federal agencies use to implement and enforce federal civil rights laws and protect people from discrimination. Learn more
This is a threat to all children, from preschool through higher education. But you can do something about it. Until August 21, everyone can weigh in with the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos and show support for protecting students’ rights.
We need your help to protect the tools of civil rights enforcement. Join The Leadership Conference on a national conference call to hear about efforts to protect critical civil rights protections for students and how to fight this administration’s attempts to undermine civil rights enforcement!
When: August 10, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET
• Vanita Gupta: President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
• Thomas Saenz: President and General Counsel of MALDEF
• Sherrilyn Ifill: President and Director Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
• Fatima Goss Graves: President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center