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FACTSHEET: Congress of Racial Equality, CORE

DETAILS

817 Broadway New York, New York 10003
Phone: (212) 598-4000
Fax: (212) 598-4141

CORE is a right-leaning civil rights and minority issues organization. Chairman and CEO Roy Innis is an active gun rights activist and has been critical of environmental groups.

DEEDS

22 April, 2004
Spokesman Niger Innis spoke at a Capitol Hill briefing called "Eco-Imperialism: Reflections on Earth Day." Other speakers at the briefing included climate change skeptics Sallie Baliunas, Roger Bate, and Paul Driessen.
Source: "Eco-Imperialism: Reflections on Earth Day" PR Newswire, 4/22/04

FUNDING

Congress of Racial Equality has received $325,000 from ExxonMobil since 1998.

2003
$15,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
New York Chapter, Climate Change Outreach Efforts
Source: ExxonMobil 2003 Worldwide Giving Report

2003
$25,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2003 Worldwide Giving Report

2004
$75,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Climate Change Regulation/Legislation
Source: ExxonMobil 2004 Worldwide Giving Report

2004
$60,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Global Climate Change Issues
Source: ExxonMobil 2004 Worldwide Giving Report

2005
$75,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
DISCREPANCY: 2005 Corporate Giving Report: no description. IRS 990 form 2005: Global Climate change Environmental Outreach.
Source: ExxonMobil 2005 Worldwide Giving Report

2006
$25,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: ExxonMobil 2006 Worldwide Giving Report

2008
$50,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: ExxonMobil 2008 Worlwide Giving Report

KEY PEOPLE

Harry  Jackson

Source: Affordable Power Alliance

Roy Innis
National Chairman & CEO
Source: Congress of Racial Equality website 5/06

Niger Innis
National Spokesperson
Source: Congress of Racial Equality website 5/06

Paul Driessen
Senior Policy Advisor
Source: "Out of Africa: What Thoughtless Activists Want to do with Biotechnology" by Paul Driessen and Cyril Boynes, Jr.

PEOPLE

George Holmes
Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer, Secretary/Treasurer of Board of Directors
Source: Congress of Racial Equality website 5/06

Cicely Morris
Director of CORE Publications
Source: Congress of Racial Equality website 5/06

Cyril Boynes Jr.
Director of International Affairs
Source: Congress of Racial Equality website 5/06

Diane Addison
Director of Legal Services
Source: Congress of Racial Equality website 5/06

Raymond G. Leffler
Legal Advisor
Source: Congress of Racial Equality website 5/06

Robert Dunn
Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors
Source: Congress of Racial Equality website 5/06

Mel A. Sachs
General Counsel
Source: Congress of Racial Equality website 5/06

James R. Duffy
Counsel to the Chairman
Source: Congress of Racial Equality website 5/06

Joseph Lovece Jr.
Special Advisor to the Chairman
Source: Congress of Racial Equality website 5/06

SOURCES

ExxonMobil 2003 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4389

"Eco-Imperialism: Reflections on Earth Day" PR Newswire, 4/22/04

ExxonMobil 2004 Worldwide Giving Report
2004 Worldwide Contributions and Community Investments Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4380

Congress of Racial Equality website 5/06
http://www.core-online.org/

"Out of Africa: What Thoughtless Activists Want to do with Biotechnology" by Paul Driessen and Cyril Boynes, Jr.
http://www.michnews.com/cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi/105/6853

ExxonMobil 2005 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4387

ExxonMobil 2006 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research downloaded from Exxon website
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4381

ExxonMobil 2008 Worlwide Giving Report

Affordable Power Alliance
http://www.affordablepoweralliance.org/AboutUs.aspx