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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Civil Rights


Beatty's Fighting for Civil Rights

I have worked my entire life to secure equal rights for all Americans and to create an America not defined by color. Everyone should be able to live their lives free from discrimination based on race, gender, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation, and disability status.

Read more below, or please contact my office for more information concerning my work and views on Civil Rights.

More on Civil Rights

Jun 17, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty issues a statement on the Charleston Nine.
Jun 12, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty on the terrorist attack at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
Jun 1, 2016 Announcements
June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, dedicated to celebrating the history of the LGBT community, recognizing the struggle for equal rights, and highlighting the important contributions of countless LGBT Americans.
May 29, 2016 News Articles
Reps. Marc Veasey (D-Texas), Terri Sewell (D-Ala.) and Bobby Scott (D-Va.) launched a new Congressional Voting Rights Caucus on May 25 to address what they described as an immediate need to overcome the barriers that minority communities face when exercising their right to vote.
May 24, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty joined the newly established Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, which is dedicated to ensuring that all Americans have the opportunity to exercise their constitutional right to vote.
May 19, 2016 News Articles
Vice President Joe Biden told the civil rights activists at the National Urban League that racism is very much alive today and evident in the 2016 campaign.
May 18, 2016 Announcements
Award is presented annually to a Member of Congress working to secure and expand quality, affordable housing.
Apr 20, 2016 Press Release
Each year, the American Bar Association (ABA) honors select Members of Congress with the Justice Award for their commitment to ensuring that our nation’s judicial system is fair and equitable toward all people
Apr 18, 2016 News Articles
This year marks the 20th time that the ABA has brought distinguished lawyers from 48 states to Washington, D.C., to educate lawmakers on important issues such as funding for the Legal Services Corporation, and reform for our criminal justice system.
Mar 1, 2016 Announcements
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) joined millions of Americans in marking the annual month-long celebration of Women’s History Month. In response, Beatty issued the following statement: