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Human and Civil Rights

The Human and Civil Rights Task Force covers all issues related to Human and Civil Rights such as LGBTQ rights/equality, women’s rights, privacy, free speech, freedom of religion. Shares issues such as mass incarceration, racial and ethnic profiling, police brutality, and unequal prosecution of minorities with the Law and Criminal Justice Task Force. Shares issues such as citizenship, voting applications, reducing processing times and fees for naturalizations, and the Voting Rights Act with the Latino Voting and Elections Task Force. Shares issues such as children's rights with the Government, Social Justice and Taxation Task Force.

Task Force Leadership 2020-2021

Priorities of the Human and Civil Rights Task Force:

It covers all issues related to:

  • Human Trafficking
  • Helping protect LGBTQ individuals from recent attacks from the Administration
  • Homelessness
  • Women’s Rights
  • Have an LGBTQ session in an Annual Summit

Recent Resolutions


Declaring Institutional Racism a Public Health Crisis


Denouncing Human Trafficking Through Fraudulent Rehabilitation Programs


Calling for the Enactment of Protections Against LGBTQ Workplace and Service Discrimination


A Resolution of the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators in Support of H.R. 1217 and S. 568 to Establish the Smithsonian American Latino Museum and Designate the Arts and Industries Building as Its Future Location in Washington, D.C.


Recognizing the 65th Infantry Regiment, Known as the Borinqueneers, for their Service to the United States of America During Wartime


Convention on the Rights of the Child


Resolution on Domestic Violence and Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act


Resolution on Death of Cuban Dissident and Activist Oswaldo Paya Sadinas


Resolution on Pay Equity for Women and People of Color


National Hispanic Caucus Of State Legislators Support Darfur Resolution To Take Immediate Action To Stop The Campaign Of Racial Extermination Against The Ethnically Distinct Black African Population Of Darfur