The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. Through advocacy and outreach to targeted communities, The Leadership Conference works toward the goal of a more open and just society — an America as good as its ideals.
“We have a long way to go, but we have to go there together.”
– Dr. Dorothy Height
How You Can Support
You have the power to make a difference. We need your support to continue building a fair, just, and inclusive democracy that works for us all.
If you wish to make your contribution offline as a check or cash gift or donate gifts of stock, please see below for further payment instructions. We also offer an opportunity to join Movement Movers, The Leadership Conference’s premiere giving community.
Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award Dinner
On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights will bring our community together for the 43rd Annual Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award Dinner at the Washington Hilton.
The annual dinner is the year’s largest gathering of the civil and human rights community — noted for bringing together members of both houses of Congress, officials from the executive branch, civil and human rights leaders, business leaders, educators, attorneys, and young people representing the next generation of civil and human rights advocates. More than 1,200 people attend the dinner annually.
Interested in sponsorship opportunities or joining us as an individual guest? Find out more about this year’s dinner below.
The 42nd Annual Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award Dinner
Movement Movers recognizes individual donors whose significant support allows initiatives and programs of The Leadership Conference to flourish year after year. As a Movement Mover, you work closely with our team to build an America as good as its ideals. Continue reading to discover which group is the best fit for you.
Annual Fund Donor
Annual Fund donors are mid-level contributors who generously support The Leadership Conference with an annual contribution of $1,000 – $9,999. For more information about the Annual Fund program, please contact Gregory Surh, manager of operations and annual fund, at 202-466-4281 or [email protected].
Council of Advocates
The Council of Advocates is made up of a diverse and influential group of people who care deeply about civil and human rights, and who are willing to provide meaningful annual financial support of $10,000 to $100,000. Members of the Council of Advocates also lend their name in support of The Leadership Conference as an advocate for justice, inclusion, opportunity, and a democracy that works for all.
Members receive the following benefits:
- Public leadership gift recognition
- Special benefits and experiences at the annual Hubert H. Humphrey dinner and any signature regional events
- Bi-annual insider briefings with Leadership Conference President and CEO Vanita Gupta and other premiere civil rights community experts
- Exclusive promotional and advocacy opportunities on behalf of The Leadership Conference
Ambassadors of Justice
Ambassadors of Justice are principal contributors to The Leadership Conference who invest $100,000 or more in the movement. For information on specific benefits tailored to the acknowledgment of your contribution, please contact Gabrielle C. Sherb, vice president of development, at 202.973.8004 or [email protected].