The Leadership Conference is working diligently to see that Tom Perez is confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Perez is an eminently qualified public servant and consensus builder who has dedicated his career to ensuring that all individuals are treated fairly and have the opportunity to succeed. He has served with integrity and distinction at the local, state and national level, compiling an outstanding record of achievement.
1993 Humphrey Award Recipients
Justin Dart, Jr.
Dart has recorded four decades of advocacy for human rights in the USA, Mexico, Japan, Vietnam, Canada, the Netherlands, and Germany, serving in five gubernatorial, one Congressional and five Presidential appointments. In the area of disability policy, he has advocated for the civil rights and empowerment of people with disabilities in every nation.
Dorothy I. Height
Chairperson of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, Height has been involved in social service for some six decades, as president of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW); organizing voter registration in the South, voter education in the North, and scholarship programs for student civil rights workers; through her involvement with the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA); and through her advocacy for improved conditions for black domestic workers.
One of the most widely recognized leaders in the civil rights community, a key national player on behalf of Hispanic Americans, as President of the National Council of La Raza, Yzaguirre continues his lifelong mission to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans.