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Power to Inspire Tribute Dinner 2019
May 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5 YEARS HONORING CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS CHAMPIONS
Power to Inspire is the single largest gathering of the National Center for Civil Human Rights community each year and features honorees who have made a significant impact on the civil and/or human rights of others.
This year, for the first time, with a donation of $500, you will receive a ticket to our 5th annual Power to Inspire Tribute Dinner, May 16, 2019, honoring civil and human rights champions. To get your ticket today, click here.
HONORABLE ANDREW YOUNG
The Honorable Andrew Young in recognition of his lifetime commitment to promoting and protecting civil and human rights for all. Andrew Young was an early leader in the civil rights movement. As an American diplomat and policymaker at all levels of service, Young has committed his life to creating and enforcing policies that advance human dignity.
Alina Diaz for her advocacy on behalf of immigrant women who face exploitation and sexual violence but fear reporting this abuse because of their legal status. Diaz serves as a founding board member of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas which works to promote the rights of women farmworkers in the United States.
ELANA MEYERS TAYLOR
Three-time Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor in honor of her leadership as both a groundbreaking athlete and a champion of equality for women in sports. A Georgia native, Meyers Taylor is the president of the Women’s Sports Foundation. She was the first woman to lead a four-man crew to third place in the US trials, securing a place to compete for the US national team.
CHRISTIAN FISCHER ACCEPTING ON BEHALF OF GEORGIA-PACIFIC
Georgia-Pacific in recognition of its work to address human trafficking, which provides a shining example of corporate social responsibility. Christian Fischer, President and CEO of Georgia-Pacific will accept this honor on behalf of the company.