About

34th Annual Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award Dinner

Friday, May 21, 2010

The Leadership Conference held its 34th annual Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award Dinner last week in the Hilton Washington’s International Ballroom in Washington, D.C. This year’s dinner celebrated the 60th anniversary of The Leadership Conference and its commitment to leading the civil and human rights movement in the 21st century, as embodied by … Read More

Categories: About, News

Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award Dinner: Celebrating 60 Years of The Leadership Conference

Friday, May 7, 2010

Next week, hundreds of civil rights and human rights leaders, policymakers, and others will attend The Leadership Conference’s Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award Dinner, held each year at the Hilton Washington in Washington, D.C. The dinner is the civil rights community’s biggest party, a chance to celebrate the year’s accomplishments and recommit to working … Read More

Categories: About, News

Spotlight on Humphrey Nominee: Harry Belafonte

Friday, April 23, 2010

On May 12, legendary entertainer and activist Harry Belafonte will receive the civil rights community’s highest honor, the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award, for his lifelong commitment to civil and human rights.Belafonte began his career as a club singer in New York in the 1940s and went on to be one of … Read More

Categories: About, News

Spotlight on Humphrey Nominee: Gara LaMarche

Friday, April 16, 2010

On May 12, the civil rights community will honor Gara LaMarche, president and CEO of The Atlantic Philanthropies, with its highest honor, the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award.  He will be honored for having charted a course for the philanthropic community to address social and economic justice here in the U.S. and … Read More

Categories: About, News

Spotlight on Humphrey Honoree: Sen. Patrick Leahy

Friday, April 9, 2010

On May 12, the civil rights community will honor Sen. Patrick Leahy, D. VT, with its highest honor, the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award, for a long record of advocacy for social and economic justice. Sen. Leahy is the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.  First elected to the Senate in 1974, … Read More

Categories: About, News