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    Jewish Refugees on the St. Louis

    Historians from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum talked about the journey of the St. Louis and the fate of its passengers. In 1939, some 900 Jewish refugees sailed from Hamburg, Germany,…

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    Sylvia Mendez on Mendez v. Westminster School District

    Activist Sylvia Mendez spoke at a business meeting of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights about her experiences at the center of the 1947 federal court case Mendez v. Westminster School…

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    Commission on Civil Rights Meeting

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held its August 2016 meeting, during which members discussed and voted on statements on a number of civil rights matters, including a recent settlement…

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    Transgender Rights Protections

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights voted 6-2 in support of the Justice and Education Departments letter issued in May concerning the protection of rights of transgender students. The…

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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 4

    Scholars talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. The panelists provided varied policy recommendations for improving federal financial aid and campus…

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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 3

    Scholars talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities and they analyzed the academic and socio-economic barriers for minority students. Topics included…

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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 2

    University system heads talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. Panelists talked about what had worked in their respective school systems and how…

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    Minority Students and Higher Education, Part 1

    Federal government officials talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. Topics included measuring the effectiveness of high school to college programs…

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    LGBT Employees and Workplace Discrimination

    Government officials and activists discussed the scope of federal protection against workplace discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. Officials talked…

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    Immigration Detention Facilities Management

    Officials from several federal agencies discussed how immigration detention facilities are created, operated, and maintained. Chair Castro made introductory remarks. Federal Agency Guidelines and…

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    Civil Rights Concerns at Immigration Detention Facilities

    Representatives from human rights and civil liberties advocacy groups discussed the nation’s immigration detention facilities. Topics included the conditions in the facilities, recommendations for improving…

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    Legal Challenges to Immigration Detention

    Panelists discussed the legal challenges made to immigration detention facilities and made policy recommendations. “Legal Challenges Associated with Immigration Detention Facilities” was the third…

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    Private Immigration Detention Facilities

    Panelist discussed the work of private contractors in providing detention facilities for immigrants and the work of charitable groups for detainees. “Private Detention Facilities and Standards of Care”…

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    Civil Rights of Military Veterans and Service Members, Panel 3

    A panel of veterans' advocates and other service members spoke about how well the federal government was safeguarding their rights and providing needed benefits. An army major and physician…

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    Civil Rights of Military Veterans and Service Members, Panel 2

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a hearing titled, “Protecting the Civil Rights of Our Veterans and Service Members.” In their second panel, the Commission heard from advocacy…

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    Civil Rights of Military Veterans and Service Members, Panel 1

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a hearing on “Protecting the Civil Rights of Our Veterans and Service Members.” The Commission will first hear from officials from federal agencies…

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    Sexual Assault in the Military, Military Panel

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a briefing in preparation for an annual report, 2013 Statutory Enforcement Report: Sexual Assault in the Military, to assess the efforts of the Department…

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    Sexual Assault in the Military, Academic Scholar Panel

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a briefing in preparation for an annual report, 2013 Statutory Enforcement Report: Sexual Assault in the Military, to assess the efforts of the Department…

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    Sexual Assault in the Military, Victim and Accused Panel

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a briefing in preparation for an annual report, 2013 Statutory Enforcement Report: Sexual Assault in the Military, to assess the efforts of the Department of Defense…

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    Taking of Private Property for Public Use

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights heard from scholars and civil rights on eminent domain abuses. The Justice Department recently brought a lawsuit against the city of Joliet, Illinois,…

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