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As President Obama issues executive orders to fix parts of America’s broken immigration system, he should take steps to end abuse within the nation’s H-2 guest worker program.

After a rash of racist incidents in a small Washington town, the local school superintendent turned to the SPLC and its Teaching Tolerance project for help.

The Promise of the Civil Rights Act

07/02/2014

The SPLC founder reminds us that, 50 years after the enactment of the Civil Rights Act, the march for justice continues.

An SPLC outreach paralegal recounts her experience meeting a poultry worker forced to choose between her health and her job. 

An SPLC attorney recounts how she helped a student in Louisiana return to school following an expulsion. That student is now a high school graduate bound for college.

We’ve just received word that the Justice Department is reviving its domestic terrorism working group – a direct response to our concerns about the rise in far-right violence.

An SPLC legal intern working to end Florida’s race-based academic goals helps a class of 11th-graders express their feelings about an education system that holds them to a lower standard.

The SPLC’s president remembers Maya Angelou’s generosity when he requested her help for an anti-bias classroom documentary.

The U.S. Department of Education today issued important guidance clarifying that the nation’s charter schools must not discriminate against children on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or language barriers.

Living up to the promise of Brown v. Board

05/13/2014

May 17 marks the 60th anniversary of the historic Supreme Court ruling that outlawed school segregation. The SPLC’s founder discusses the ways our nation’s progress has stalled.