U.S. ATTORNEY JOYCE WHITE VANCE AND ASSISTANT U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL THOMAS E. PEREZ TO ANNOUNCE NEW CIVIL RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT UNIT IN NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
BIRMINGHAM – Joyce White Vance, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, and Thomas E. Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, will hold a press conference on TUESDAY, AUG. 21, at 10:30 a.m. at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to announce the formation of a Civil Rights Enforcement Unit in the U.S. Attorney’s Office. The unit will focus on civil and criminal civil rights enforcement.
WHAT: Press conference
WHEN: TUESDAY, Aug. 21, 2012
WHERE: Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
520 Sixteenth Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Community Meeting Room
Enter at the institute’s entrance on Sixth Avenue North.
Media should arrive approximately 20 minutes prior to press conference for set up.
NOTE: All media must show driver’s license and valid media credentials. For additional information, contact Peggy Sanford at 205-244-2020 or 205-903-1697.
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