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Immigrant Justice
February 11, 2010

In one of the largest settlements of its kind, an Arkansas forestry company has agreed to pay $2.75 million to settle the legal claims of foreign guestworkers who say they were cheated out of the wages they earned planting trees for the company.

Children's Rights
January 28, 2010

After a drastic decline in civil rights enforcement by the U.S. Justice Department over much of the past decade, President Obama's declaration during the State of the Union Address that his administration is "once again prosecuting civil rights violations" is a promising sign.

Teaching Tolerance
January 19, 2010

More than 50 years after Brown v. Board of Education offered the hope of integrated classrooms, today's schools not only remain racially segregated, but are dividing along gender lines, sexual orientation and immigration status in the name of better education, according to the Spring 2010 issue of Teaching Tolerance magazine.

January 19, 2010

As we look forward to 2010, all of us at the SPLC would like to thank our friends and supporters for their help in our fight against injustice. Together, we will push back against the forces of hate and extremism, win justice for abused children and exploited workers, teach lessons of tolerance to millions of students and much more.

Children's Rights
January 12, 2010

An Alabama student's school never evaluated him for special education services, even though his teachers and principals knew that he suffered from severe behavioral problems and that he lagged behind in his studies.


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