What you can do to help #StopKavanaugh

A hundred activists met in Berkeley last Thursday to learn the facts about Brett Kavanaugh, nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court with a troubling record that raises serious questions about his views on unchecked presidential power and whether he will protect the rights of the most vulnerable among us. Our special thanks to meeting co-sponsors California Civil […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 40

“At this time in history, our country is sinking deeper and deeper into the morass of racial hatred, gender violence, and untampered greed and corruption. Mendacity rules from the very top of our government, posing a danger to our democracy that has global, indeed planetary consequences. But we must stand tall against these forces, knowing […]
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Take Action Today to Stop Trump from Packing the Supreme Court!

During CCRC’s #StopKavanaugh community meeting earlier this month, our friends at Indivisible East Bay (IEB) gave a presentation on their impactful work to lobby Congress on numerous issues, from protecting the ACA to preventing the appointment of conservative judicial nominees to the federal bench. After their presentation, we were convinced that we wanted to remain […]
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Courts Change Lives: New Videos Explain What’s at Stake in Our Federal Courts

The Leadership Conference Education Fund today launched CourtsChangeLives.org, a new online resource featuring three videos emphasizing the consequential role our federal courts play in interpreting and upholding the law. The videos highlight immigration, equal pay, and police brutality as just a few examples of how courts affect marginalized communities. “Every day federal judges make decisions […]
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The Senate cannot have a legitimate Supreme Court confirmation hearing until all Kavanaugh records are made available

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced today that the Committee will be holding a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh beginning on September 4. This announcement was made despite the fact that Judge Kavanaugh’s full record has not been released and without regard for the National Archives’ notice that it will need […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 39

White Americans support welfare programs — but only for themselves. Salon Trump’s attacks on LeBron fit a disturbing pattern. CNN Washington utility company sends Black woman racial slur as temporary password. The Root  Worker charged with sexually molesting eight children at immigrant shelter. ProPublica House of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel vandalized in Romania. The Guardian […]
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