Census and Civil Rights

Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights consists of more than 185 national organizations, representing persons of color, women, children, labor unions, individuals with disabilities, older Americans, major religious groups, gays and lesbians, and civil liberties and human rights groups.

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
LULAC advances the economic conditions, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of Hispanics.

LLEGÓ, The National Latino/a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Organization 
LLEGÓ is dedicated to the strength and well being of the Latino/a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community at the local, national and international level.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
MALDEF's principal objective is to protect and promote civil rights of U.S. Latinos through litigation, advocacy, educational outreach, and awarding law school scholarships.

MANA, A National Latina Organization
MANA's mission is to empower Latinas through leadership development and community action.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
MALDEF's principal objective is to protect and promote civil rights of U.S. Latinos through litigation, advocacy, educational outreach, and awarding law school scholarships.

National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO)
NALEO is dedicated to raising the level of Latino participation in the decisions that affect us all.

National Conference of Puerto Rican Women, Inc. (NACOPRW)
NACOPRW promotes the equal participation of Puerto Rican and all Hispanic Women in the educational, social economic and political life in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
NCLR is an organization established to reduce poverty and discrimination and improve life opportunities for Hispanic Americans.

National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc. (NPRC)
The primary mission of NPRC is to strengthen and enhance the social, economic and political well being of all Puerto Ricans throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Educational Fund (PRLDEF)
Through litigation, advocacy and creative legal education programs, PRLDEF strives to secure and protect the political, economic, social and legal rights of its community.

Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP)
SVREP is committed to increasing the participation of Latino and other ethnic communities in the democratic process.

United States Bureau of the Census
Official resource for social, demographic, and economic statistics.

United States Census Monitoring Board 
U.S. Census Monitoring Board is a bipartisan board charged with monitoring the Bureau of the Census' preparations for the 2000 Census and reporting its findings to Congress and the President.

United States Commission on Civil Rights
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan agency first established by Congress in 1957.

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