CHARLOTTE, N.C. – United States Attorney Dena J. King has been selected to serve as Chair of the Civil Rights Subcommittee of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee (AGAC) of U.S. Attorneys.
Since 1973, the AGAC has advised the Attorney General on matters of policy, procedure, and management impacting U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and represents the views of federal prosecutors across the country.
As Chair of the Civil Rights Subcommittee, U.S. Attorney King will spearhead the efforts of the Subcommittee to guide the AGAC on critical civil rights issues. U.S. Attorney King will also work with all 94 U.S. Attorneys’ Offices to provide leadership and make recommendations to the Attorney General and the Department of Justice through the AGAC, related to the protection and enhancement of the civil and constitutional rights of all people in the United States, with a special focus on our country’s most vulnerable populations.
“It is a great honor to serve as Chair of the AGAC’s Civil Rights Subcommittee,” said U.S. Attorney King. “I am looking forward to working collaboratively with my colleagues to continue to champion the Department’s efforts to advance civil rights, strengthen community trust, remove barriers to justice and fairness, and enhance inclusion and equal treatment for everyone in our society.”
U.S. Attorney King will continue to serve as a member of the Native American Issues Subcommittee (NAIS), which she previously chaired, and the Subcommittees for Violent and Organized Crime, and Law Enforcement Coordination, Victim Assistance and Community Relations.