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File #: 56788    Version: 1 Name: Rev James C Wright Award Presentation
Type: Presentation Status: Accepted
File created: 7/24/2019 In control: EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES COMMISSION
On agenda: 8/6/2019 Final action: 8/6/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Presentation of the 2019 Rev. James C. Wright Human Rights Award by the City of Madison Equal Opportunities Commission and Equal Opportunities Division to Brandi Grayson.

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Presentation of the 2019 Rev. James C. Wright Human Rights Award by the City of Madison Equal Opportunities Commission and Equal Opportunities Division to Brandi Grayson.

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The Reverend James C. Wright Human Rights Award honors the late Reverend James C. Wright who served as Executive Director of the Equal Opportunities Commission from its inception in 1968 until his retirement in 1992. The award is given to an individual who best exemplifies the Rev. Wright’s dedication and compassion for civil and human rights and conducts their daily life consistent with these values. The Equal Opportunities Commission has selected Brandi Grayson as the recipient of the 2019 award.

 

Past recipients include: Jacqueline Wright, 1996; Dr. Richard H. Harris, 1997; Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson, 1998; Helen Vukelich, 1999; Anthony “Nino” Amato, 2000; John Noreika Sr., 2001; Dr. John Y. Odom, 2002; Peter Muñoz, 2003; Earnestine Moss, 2004; Jonathan “Jon” Gramling, 2005; Agnes Gutierrez Cammer, 2006; Jeffery Erlanger, 2007; Dr. Richard Davis, 2008; Darlene Hancock, 2009; Alfonso Studesville, 2010; Richard V. Brown Sr., 2011; Colleen Butler, 2012; Charlestine “Charlie” Daniel, 2013, Dr. Floyd Rose, 2014, Anthony Timmons, 2015, and Annette Miller 2016.