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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

1997 Humphrey Award Recipients

Tipper Gore

Tipper Gore

In addition to Gore's dedicated activism in mental health, she established the Congressional Wives' Task Force, which publicized childhood nutrition and the effect of television violence on children, and founded a coalition to raise awareness of homelessness, Families for the Homeless.

Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta

One of the century's most powerful and respected labor movement leaders, Huerta left teaching and co-founded the United Farm Workers with Cesar Chavez in 1962. Huerta has raised her own 11 children while organizing for the labor movement.

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