• Press Release

Congressional Funding for Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Acknowledges Critical Work

March 8, 2018

Reacting to news that Congress will direct funds to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for the first time, Joanne Lin, National Director of Advocacy and Government Relations stated:

“These funds are an important acknowledgment of the Commission’s critical work.  Congress sends a strong message that defending human rights is more important now than ever. These funds will allow the Commission to fulfill the vision of Tom Lantos – who survived the horrors of the Holocaust – to ensure that human rights are protected worldwide.”