Summary: H.Res.721 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (10/22/2007)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes the 60th anniversary of the Mendez v. Westminster decision which ended segregation of Mexican and Mexican American students in California schools.

Honors the Mendez family, and congratulates Sylvia Mendez for her continued efforts to keep alive the importance of this case and the impact it had on her future.

Encourages the continued fight against school segregation, and the education of the people of the United States in the civil right implications of the Mendez v. Westminster case.