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The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

The Nation's Premier Civil and Human Rights Coalition

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights  & The Leadership Conference Education Fund
The Nation's Premier Civil and Human Rights Coalition

1991 Humphrey Award Recipients

William T. Coleman, Jr.

William T. Coleman, Jr.

An advisor to six presidents, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, a senior partner of O'Melveny & Myers, Coleman was also the first black to clerk for a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. Coleman persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court to abolish legalized segregation in the nation's public schools, and served as board chair of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc.

Antonia Hernandez

Antonia Hernandez

As president and general counsel for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), a Latino civil rights organization, Antonia Hernández has become a highly visible advocate for the nation's large and growing Latino community.

Dick Warden

Dick Warden

Chief lobbyist to United Auto Workers union and aide to Joseph Califano, HEW Secretary.

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