WASHINGTON, Dec. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, by unanimous vote, Commissioners of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights have concurred in President Obama's appointment of Catherine E. Lhamon as Chair.
The Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights serves a six-year term.
The Commission offers heartfelt thanks to former Chair Martin R. Castro for his six years of tireless service in defense of the civil rights of all Americans.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan agency charged with advising the President and Congress on civil rights matters and issuing an annual federal civil rights enforcement report. For information about the Commission, please visit http://www.usccr.gov and follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/usccrgov
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SOURCE U.S. Commission on Civil Rights