Author: JSavitt

Statement of Jill Savitt, CEO of The National Center for Civil and Human Rights

We start our week against a backdrop of pain and injustice in our country because of the recent murders of black men and women by vigilantes and law enforcement. There

Greta Thunberg: More Than A Teenager

A Swedish teenager ignited a global generational movement to force the world to address climate change. In 2018, Greta Thunberg began her campaign to address the existential threat of climate

Let’s Face This Together

Dear Friends of The Center: Our doors have been closed since March 14, and our team misses the in-person interaction with our community.  We send strength and love to all

Statement on the passing of Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery

We mourn the passing of civil rights legend, Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, and send our deepest condolences to his family and colleagues. We also celebrate his extraordinary life, the

Eleanor Roosevelt: More Than A First Lady

Eleanor Roosevelt, born into New York’s aristocracy, became an advocate for justice after working in tenements as a young woman, and guiding America through the Great Depression and World War

Hi, I’m Jill Savitt

Two weeks into my tenure as the CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, I have not had as much time to check my Twitter feed, and