Coalition Letters

  • Mr. President, Stephen Miller Must Go

    November 18, 2019
    Stephen Miller has stoked bigotry, hate, and division with his extreme political rhetoric and policies throughout his career. Supporters of white supremacists and neo-Nazis should not be allowed to serve at any level of government, let alone in the White House. Read our coalition letter as one of 220+ organizations encompassing The Leadership Council on Civil and Human Rights.

  • Civil Rights Concerns About Monitoring of Social Media

    November 6, 2019
    Social media monitoring has been focused disproportionately on communities of color and other marginalized communities. We joined over 50 civil rights and civil liberties organizations in highlighting critical civil rights concerns about social media monitoring by law enforcement.

  • Interfaith Community Opposes the Gates Foundation Award to Modi

    September 17, 2019
    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s decision to honor India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi with an award comes on the heels of a human rights crisis in Kashmir. We stand with our coalition of interfaith leaders in asking the Gates Foundation hold true to their belief that every life has equal value, and respectfully ask that they rescind the offer.

  • Faith Leaders Against Predatory Lending

    May 29, 2019
    Predatory lending practices in California create a cycle of debt for residents that make the rich richer and the poor poorer. AB 539, the Fair Access to Credit Act bill puts a cap on interest rates and can be a tool to help break this cycle. Read our letter in conjunction with our coalition of faith-based leaders.

  • We demand a review of the Muslim Ban

    December 20, 2018
    We, in coalition with 118 partner organizations, sent a letter urging the House of Representatives to hold an oversight hearing within the first 100 days of the 116th Congress to review the implementation of the Muslim Ban. Demanding a hearing is the first step in addressing the Muslim Ban legislatively.

  • Coalition Letter Opposing Kavanaugh SCOTUS Nominee

    August 28, 2018
    The separation of church and state ensures religious freedom for all. Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States could put this founding principle in jeopardy. 37 interfaith organizations have published a coalition letter to the Senate urging that they ask pointed questions and request key documents to uphold this fundamental protection.

  • Coalition Letter Opposing Brett Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS Confirmation

    July 17, 2018
    We cannot allow the President and Judge Kavanaugh to tip the scales of justice. Over 100 civil liberties and civil rights organizations joined together with the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights to press Congress to reconsider the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States.

  • Coalition Letter For LACPD's Immigrant Unit Expansion

    June 22, 2018
    As part of the Defend LA coalition, we are requesting urgent reforms in the Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office in the form of hiring 15 additional immigration experts to join the LACPD's Immigration Unit. These additional positions are necessary to ensure that the office has adequate resources to meet its constitutional, statutory, and ethical obligations to its noncitizen clients.

  • Coalition Letter Opposing Ryan and Goodlatte Immigration Proposals

    June 20, 2018
    MPAC, as part of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, has signed a coalition letter to express criticism of the Ryan and Goodlatte proposals. Neither bill would end the inhumane treatment of children at the Southern border. This is because neither bill would bring an end to the administration’s recent policy decision that has intentionally caused trauma to children.

  • Hate Crimes: Our Comments to the US Commission on Civil Rights

    June 20, 2018
    The data on hate crimes tells a clear story: Islamophobia, xenophobia, and other forms of hate are experiencing a virtual renaissance. As the US Commission on Civil Rights prepares a final report, our comments urge them to address the rising threat of violent bigotry towards our communities, and the deficiencies within the federal government that keep it from adequately protecting us.


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