Elizabeth "Betsy" Shuman-Moore will eventually become the Director of the Hate Crimes Project, and then the Fair Housing Project.
Childhood lead poisoning, a preventable epidemic that overwhelmingly affects poor African American and Latino children, is the subject of a precedent setting case filed on behalf of an African American family. Of the Selvys' twelve children, seven were poisoned by lead paint. Committee attorneys sue the current and past owners, alleging violations of the residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance and breaches of the implied warranty of habitability.
In Rochon v. FBI, the Committee joins in the suit against the FBI, the Department of Justice, and individual FBI agents for extreme, prolonged racial harassment, including death threats. Counsel seek to have Edwin Meese, Bradford Reynolds, and the entire Civil Right Division of the Justice Department disqualified from participation in the grand jury.