Eleanor Roosevelt Award Honorees
2008: The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
LCCR LogoFounded in 1950 as the nation’s premier civil rights organization, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR) has a long tradition of working side by side with its friends in the labor community.  In fact, one of its founders, A. Philip Randolph, was also the founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the first union led by African Americans.
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2008: Gamesa Technology Corporation
Gamesa Logo Gamesa Technology Corp. is setting the example on how private industry can partner with government to harness the vast potential of renewable energy.  The wind energy producer is leading the way in creating “green collar” jobs of the future, protecting the environment, and helping to reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil.

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2008: Governor Kathleen Sebelius
Governor Kathleen Sebelius Governor Kathleen Sebelius has proven that strong support of working families and political victories at the ballot box go hand in hand in Kansas. First elected in 2002, she soon began promoting sound public policies and economic opportunities paramount to the interests of all Kansans.

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2007: Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch Logo Since 1978, Human Rights Watch has been a renowned, independent advocate for the protection of international human rights. The organization carries out its mission by conducting respected, credible, and impartial research into human rights violations around the world and advocating for change.  In recent years, Human Rights Watch has applied these high standards to examining human rights abuses in U.S. workplaces.
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2007: Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente Logo Kaiser Permanente, one of America's leading integrated healthcare organizations, is also a noteworthy example of U.S. labor-management cooperation.  The nonprofit organization serves over 8.6 million health plan members with affordable, high-quality healthcare services.  For the past decade, company management and the coalition of unions representing 90,000 healthcare workers and support staff have crafted a partnership that solves problems, improves patient care, and makes Kaiser Permanente a better workplace.

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