Center for Policing Equity on the Confirmation of Vanita Gupta

April 22, 2021

New Haven, CT - Today, the Center for Policing Equity released the following statement on the confirmation of Vanita Gupta as Associate Attorney General of the United States:

We want to send a heartfelt congratulations to Vanita Gupta, who has been confirmed as the next Associate Attorney General of the United States. She is one of the most respected civil rights attorneys of our generation and a tireless champion for justice, bringing decades of experience to the job. We look forward to working closely with her in the months and years to come.

We also encourage the swift confirmation of Kristen Clarke as the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Their work together will lead to the restoration of  integrity of a fully functioning U.S. Department of Justice. The Center for Policing Equity looks forward to working with both of them, and will offer the whole of our resources every step of the way.  

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About Center for Policing Equity: As a research and action organization, Center for Policing Equity (CPE) produces analyses identifying and reducing the causes of racial disparities in public safety. Using data-driven approaches to social justice, we use science to create levers for social, cultural, and policy change. Center for Policing Equity also holds a 501(c)3 status.