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Former NYC Mayoral candidate Maya Wiley to head Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

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Maya Wiley will succeed Wade Henderson, who has served as interim president and CEO since January 2021. Wiley is currently an NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst. She is the daughter of a leader in the civil rights and economic justice movements. She was the first Black woman counsel to the Mayor of New York City.
4 months ago·New York, United States

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The Washington Post

Maya Wiley, former de Blasio aide, hired to helm Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

The longtime civil rights activist and former New York mayoral candidate has been named president of the nation's largest civil rights coalition.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Hill

Former NYC Mayoral candidate Maya Wiley to head Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Maya Wiley, who previously served as an aide to former New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (D) before running unsuccessfully for mayor herself in 2021, is set to become the next president and CEO of the

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Common Dreams

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Applauds the Selection of Maya Wiley to Head The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Common Dreams has been providing breaking news & views for the progressive community since 1997. We are independent, non-profit, advertising-free and 100% reader-supported. Our Mission: To inform. To inspire. To ignite change for the common good.

4 months ago·United States
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Maya Wiley to Head The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, The Leadership Conference Education Fund

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