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.
1995 Humphrey H. Humphrey Civil Rights Award Dinner
Honoring Ralph G. Neas, Jr.
The 45th Anniversary Humphrey H. Humphrey Civil Rights Award Dinner was held on May 3, 1995, in Washington, D.C.
Ralph G. Neas, Jr.
From 1981 through 1995, Neas served as Executive Director of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights where he directed the national campaigns that strengthened every major civil rights law, including the following landmark laws that were enacted with huge bipartisan majorities: the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988, the 1988 Fair Housing Act Amendments, the Japanese American Civil Liberties Act, and the 1982 Voting Rights Act Extension.