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Member Biography - Wade Henderson

Photo of Wade Henderson Wade Henderson
Senior Advisor
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Wade Henderson, Esq., is the President & CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR) and Counselor to the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund. LCCR encompasses almost 200 national organizations, including those representing persons of color, women, children, organized labor, persons with disabilities, older Americans, gays and lesbians, civil liberties and human rights interests, and major religious institutions.

Mr. Henderson is also the Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. Professor of Public Interest Law, David A. Clarke School of Law, University of the District of Columbia. He was previously Washington bureau director of the NAACP and associate director of the Washington national office of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Mr. Henderson graduated from Howard University and the Rutgers University School of Law (Newark). He also has an Honorary Doctorate of Law from the Queens College School of Law, City University of New York (CUNY).