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Each year, we celebrate those who follow Eleanor Roosevelt’s powerful example of championing workers’ rights as human rights.

This year, we’ll be honoring:

Paul Booth, for his incredible contributions in advancing collective bargaining and union rights and developing powerhouse organizers in the labor and progressive movements.

The men and women of the American Postal Workers Union, for their successful “Stop Staples” campaign saving good middle-class jobs and the future of the public post office.

In addition, the 2017 Discount Foundation Legacy Award will be presented to:

Luna Ranjit for her accomplished leadership in organizing the Nepali-speaking community to win concrete improvements in their lives, communities, and workplaces.

The evening will also feature the return of our highly-acclaimed silent auction.

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The Details

June 13, 2017
5:30 p.m. – Reception
6:45 p.m. – Seated Program

National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Attend the Event:

Individual tickets can be purchased for $175.

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities and ads here.

See the list of amazing items up for bid at the return of our acclaimed silent auction!

Past Honorees

See a list of past recipients of the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award.

Host Committee:
Nikki Fortunato Bas, Partnership for Working Families
David Blumenstein, The Segal Group
John Cavanagh, Institute for Policy Studies
Mary Kay Henry, SEIU
Saru Jayaraman, ROC United
Esther López, UFCW
Jack Marco
John Marco, Segal Marco Advisors
Ai-jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance & Caring Across Generations
Dennis Quirin, Neighborhood Funders Group
Kenneth E. Rigmaiden, IUPAT
Lee Saunders, AFSCME
Ed Smith, Ullico Inc.
Roger Smith, American Income Life
Lonnie Stephenson, IBEW
Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO