The undersigned 53 civil rights, workers’ rights, and gender equality organizations write to express our
strong support for the nomination of Kalpana Kotagal to serve as a Commissioner on the U.S. Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Ms. Kotagal is an exceptionally qualified civil rights
lawyer who has dedicated the bulk of her career to helping everyday working people enforce their rights
under federal employment and anti-discrimination laws.