HHH Honorees, past & present

As we are building a just and fair future for us all, we remember the past recipients of the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award on this page, in recognition of the unshakeable legacy they have left with the movement.

PAST HUBERT H. HUMPHREY CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD RECIPIENTS


 

 

2019


The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

2018


Cecile Richards

Dreamers

Tarana Burke

2017


Wade Henderson

2016


The Hon. Nancy Pelosi

Bryan A. Stevenson

2015


The Hon. Eric H. Holder, Jr.

Laura Murphy

The Hon. Bob Dole

2014


The Hon. Tom Harkin

Randi Weingarten

Eliseo Medina

2013


Barbara Arnwine

Martin Eakes

2012


The Hon. Barney Frank

Janet Murguia

2011


Richard Trumka

Joe Solmonese

Shirley Sherrod

2010


The Hon. Patrick Leahy

Karen K. Narasaki

Gara LaMarche

Harry Belafonte

2009


Sheila Bair

Van Jones

2008


The Hon. John Conyers, Jr.

Patricia Rouse

Soledad O’Brien

2007


The Hon. William J. Clinton

John Hope Franklin

The Hon. L. Tammy Duckworth

2006


The Film “Crash”

Monica Lozano

2005


Julian Bond

The Hon. Tom Daschle

Ginny Thornburgh

2004


Tom Joyner

Gerald McEntee

The Hon. Connie Morella

2003


The Hon. John Lewis

Medill Innocence Project

The Center on Wrongful Convictions

Sesame Workshop

2002


Danny Glover

Elizabeth Birch

David Saperstein

2001


Maya Lin

Franklin D. Raines

William L. Taylor

2000


Vernon E. Jordan Jr.

Judith L. Lichtman

Wilma Mankiller

Edward James Olmos

John J. Sweeney

1999


Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis

The Hon. Gary Locke

Jeannie VanVelkinburgh

1998


Debbie Allen

The Hon. Bob Lanier

Steven Spielberg

1997


Tipper Gore

Dolores Huerta

1996


Myrlie Evers-Williams

The Hon. Kweisi Mfume

The Hon. Norman Y. Mineta

1995


Ralph G. Neas, Jr.

1994


The Hon. Henry Cisneros

The Hon. Hamilton Fish, Jr.

Elaine R. Jones

1993


Justin Dart, Jr.

Dr. Dorothy I. Height

Raul Yzaguirre

1992


Benjamin L. Hooks

Patrisha A. Wright

Kenneth Young

1991


The Hon. William T.

Coleman, Jr.

Antonia Hernandez

Dick Warden

1990


The Hon. Augustus Hawkins

1989


The Hon. Barbara Jordan

The Hon. Lowell P.

Weicker, Jr.

1988


Ellen Goodman

The Hon. Edward M. Kennedy

1987


Herbert L. Block

James Farmer

Wiley Branton

1986


Dr. Mary Frances Berry

The Hon. Charles Mathias, Jr.

The Hon. Parren Mitchell

1985


Arnold Aronson

Marian Wright Edelman

J.C. Turner

Willie Velasquez

1984


Joseph L. Rauh, Jr.

1983


Douglas Fraser

Rosina Tucker

1982


The Hon. Don Edwards

Arthur S. Flemming

1981


AFL-CIO

Lane Kirkland

1980


George Meany

Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr.

1979


Andrew Biemiller

Rev. Msgr. George Higgins

1978


The Hon. Edward W. Brooke

The Hon. Peter Rodino

1977


The Hon. Philip Hart