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Spotlight on Humphrey Honoree: Martin Eakes

Thursday, April 18, 2013

On May 2, the civil and human rights community will honor consumer advocate Martin Eakes with its highest honor, the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award, for his impassioned work as a champion of economic empowerment for women, low-income, rural and minority communities. Throughout his career, Eakes has amplified the voices of marginalized, … Read More

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Spotlight on Humphrey Honoree: Barbara Arnwine

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

On May 2, the civil and human rights community will honor Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law President and Executive Director Barbara Arnwine with its highest honor, the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award, for her lifelong dedication to the advancement of civil and human rights for all. Arwine has led the … Read More

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Spotlight on 2012 Humphrey Honoree: Janet Murguía

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

On May 16, the civil and human rights community will honor Janet Murguía, president and CEO of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), with its highest honor: the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award. NCLR is the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the U.S. Murguía has devoted her … Read More

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Spotlight on 2012 Humphrey Honoree: Rep. Barney Frank

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

On May 16, the civil and human rights community will honor Rep. Barney Frank, D. Mass., with its highest honor: the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award. A lifelong champion of civil and human rights issues ranging from immigration, gay rights, civil liberties, economic justice, and fair housing,  Frank has represented Massachusetts’ 4th … Read More

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GW University to Host William Taylor Papers

Thursday, April 28, 2011

George Washington University has announced that civil rights champion William L. Taylor’s collection of legal papers, speeches, and historical documents will be housed at its Graduate School of Education and Human Development Gelman Library.  Taylor died in June 2010. GW staff said that the William Taylor papers will serve as a valuable tool for future … Read More

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