NEW YORK, (May. 10)
A group of 30 national Jewish leaders from all parts of the United States will participate in a special three-faith conference tomorrow at the Sheraton-Park Hotel here in an effort to strengthen the anti-bias program of the President’s Committee on Government Contracts of which Vice President Richard M. Nixon is chairman.
The Jewish leaders were invited by the Vice President to attend the conference, the first of its kind for bringing to bear on the anti-discrimination program of the President’s Committee the influence and support of the three major religious faiths. The task of the President’s Committee is to assure that firms obtaining government contracts do not discriminate in their hiring and dismissal of employees.
The Synagogue Council of America, the National Council of Churches and the National Catholic Welfare Conference are coordinating participation of their respective religious communities in the all-day meeting.