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Civil Rights News: Labor Secretary Nominee Tom Perez Heads to Full Senate Vote; More Professionals Looking to Join Unions; AZ Sheriff Arpaio Facing Backlash

Compiled by Claire Ross, a Summer 2013 Leadership Conference Intern “Labor Secretary Nominee Perez Clears Early Hurdle in Confirmation”- Washington Post-May 16th, 2013 Thomas Perez’s nomination to become the next U.S. Secretary of Labor has been cleared to reach the … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Boy Scouts Delay Vote on Lifting Ban on Gays; Obama Must Focus on Jobs, Wages in Second Term; Long Voting Lines Raise Concerns

Compiled by Emily Van Dusen, a Spring 2013 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Boy Scouts board to meet amid talk of policy on gays USA Today The Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) national executive board has delayed making … Continue reading

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