ADVISORY FOR 5/16 | Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Awards Honoring Representative Barney Frank and National Council of La Raza President Janet Murguía

Media 05.3,12

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, May 16, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights will honor Representative Barney Frank and National Council of La Raza President Janet Murguía with the civil and human rights movement’s highest honor at the nation’s largest gathering of the civil and human rights community, the 36th Annual Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award Dinner.

The Humphrey Award is presented annually to outstanding individuals who best exemplify Senator Humphrey’s selfless and devoted service in the cause of equality – an honor roll that, over the years, has included President William Clinton; Representative John Lewis; Representative Connie Morella; civil rights champion Dr. Dorothy Height; disability advocate Tammy Duckworth; Transportation Secretary William T. Coleman; and labor leader Dolores Huerta, among others.

Press passes are limited and granted on a case-by-case basis.  Requests can be made to Scott Westbrook Simpson – [email protected].

  • What: The Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Awards Honoring Representative Barney Frank and National Council of La Raza President Janet Murguía
  • When: Wednesday, May 16, 2012. 5:30p Reception. 7:00p Dinner and Program
  • Where: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009
  • Press Pass Availability: Press passes are limited and granted on a case-by-case basis. Requests can be made to Scott Simpson – [email protected].

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States. The Leadership Conference works toward an America as good as its ideals. For more information on The Leadership Conference and its 200-plus member organizations, visit www.civilrights.org.

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