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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

1992 Humphrey Award Recipients

Benjamin L. Hooks

Benjamin L. Hooks

For 15 years Benjamin L. Hooks presided over America's largest and most influential organization for African Americans, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Patrisha A. Wright

Patrisha A. Wright

Wright, a top advocate for the disabilities civil rights movement successfully halted the deregulation of Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and the Education for all Handicapped Children Act, and the most important of her achievements being the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Kenneth Young

Kenneth Young

Executive assistant to Lane Kirkland, the president of the AFL-CIO, Young was previously director of AFL-CIO's legislative department. He worked as an organizer, an editor, a researcher and a labor educator in a career in the labor movement that spanned 40 years.

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