1950 January 8

Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Organized

 

The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR) was organized on this day as a coalition of civil rights organizations. Initially, three organizations took the lead in forming the coalition. Today it has more than 200 member organizations, representing a wide range of groups and issues, and is the leading advocate for civil rights on issues in Washington, D.C.

Go to the LCCR website: http://www.civilrights.org/

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