Past Honorees

Ed Smith
West Virginia Teachers and School Service Personnel
Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha (CTUL)

Paul Booth
The American Postal Workers Union

Amalgamated Bank
The Writers of Orange Is the New Black

María Elena Durazo, UNITE-HERE
Jack Marco, Marco Consulting
Worker-leaders of the San Francisco Retail Workers Bill of Rights Campaign


George Cohen, Former Director, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
President Randi Weingarten and the American Federation of Teachers
The Workers of the Chattanooga, Tennesseee, Volkswagen Plant


Katrina vanden Heuvel and The Nation
New York City’s Fast Food Strikers
General President Terry O’Sullivan and LIUNA


Per-Olof Sjoo and Bill Street, IAMAW
DeMaurice Smith, NFLPA


James Cromwell
ARAW Founding Individuals and Organizations
United Streetcar


Beth Shulman
Gerding Elden Development, Inc.
Howard Zinn


Business Leaders for a Fair Economy
John J. Sweeney, AFL-CIO
Richard Schiff and Bradley Whitford


Gamesa Technology Corporation
Governor Kathleen Sebelius
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights


Human Rights Watch
Judge Greg Mathis
Kaiser Permanente


Cingular Wireless
Danny Glover
Studs Terkel
Tom Morello
Walden Asset Management


Catholic Healthcare West
Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Ossie Davis
Student Labor Week of Action

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June 27, 2019
5:30 p.m. – Reception
6:30 p.m. – Seated Program

Shakespeare Theatre Company | Sidney Harman Hall
Washington, DC 20004

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!

Honorary Host Committee:
David Blumenstein, The Segal Group
James Boland, BAC
Eric Dean, Iron Workers
Mark Dimondstein, APWU
Steve Greer, American Income Life
Mary Kay Henry, SEIU
Thea Lee, EPI
John Marco, Segal Marco Advisors
Keith Mestrich, Amalgamated Bank
Christine L. Owens, NELP
Marc Perrone, UFCW
Ai-jen Poo, NDWA & Caring Across Generations
Kenneth E. Rigmaiden, IUPAT
Lee Saunders, AFSCME
Chris Shelton, CWA
Edward M. Smith, Ullico
Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO
Randi Weingarten, AFT

The Sarita Gupta Legacy Committee:
Heather Booth
Denise Bowyer
John Canvanagh
Larry Cohen
Bill Dempsey
Fatima Goss Graves
Lara Granich
Pronita Gupta & Deepak Pateriya
Marielena Hincapé
Bill Fletcher
Saru Jayaraman
Thea Lee
Esther Lopez
Jack Marco
Elissa McBride
Mary Beth Maxwell
Brenda Muñoz & Prasi Gupta
Ai-jen Poo
Carmen Rojas
Laine Romero-Alston
Chris Sanders
Marilyn Sneiderman & Stephen Lerner
Saket Soni
Dorian Warren

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