NHMC’s Statement on President-elect Joe Biden Nomination of Vanita Gupta as Associate Attorney General

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) congratulates Vanita Guptaon her nomination by President-elect Joe Biden as Associate Attorney General. As a member of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights where Gupta served as President & CEO, NHMC is especially thrilled to know that our civil rights work will move to the forefront of the new administration’s priorities through her work and dedication.

“NHMC is a proud member of Leadership Conference on Civil and Human
Rights and I have had the honor of working alongside Vanita. Her
appointment as Associate Attorney General is a breath of fresh air, as we
continue to navigate these tumultuous times in our nation,” said Brenda
Victoria Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition.
“Having Vanita’s dedication and passion for civil and human rights is
promising as we transition to a new and critical stage of our country. Amidst
all of the chaos and domestic terrorism at our U.S. Capitol this week, the
National Hispanic Media Coalition is ready to continue the fight. Our work
is not easy, but it gives me comfort to know that we have colleagues like
Vanita Gupta who will have power to make positive changes.”

The National Hispanic Hispanic Media Coalition is a member of the
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, serving as co-lead of
Leadership Conference’s Broadband Access and Hate Speech subgroups.
NHMC is a 35 year old nonprofit 501(c)(3) civil rights organization that was
founded to eliminate hate, discrimination, and racism towards Latinos and
other marginalized communities. NHMC collaborates with other social
justice organizations to eliminate online hate, hold online platforms and
Media accountable, and is committed to safeguarding democracy in the
United States of America.