2020 WHITNEY M. YOUNG, JR. AWARDS DINNERSave the Date
Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award
Paula Williams Madison is an award-winning journalist and a former NBC executive. She was not only one of the few black executives in a leadership position at a major American media company, but she was also the first leader at NBC Universal with a portfolio dedicated to diversity issues. Currently, Madison serves as chairman and CEO of Madison Media Management LLC, a media consultancy company based in Los Angeles with global reach.
Gregory Annenberg Weingarten
Rev. James M. Lawson
Rev. Lawson is one of the Civil Rights Movement’s leading activists, theoreticians, and tacticians of nonviolence within the movement. He worked directly with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to train students and volunteers in nonviolent direct action and helped coordinate the Nashville lunch counter sit-ins in 1960. He went on to lead multiple historic protests and continues to serve as a role model and inspiration for Civil Rights advocacy.
April 23, 2020
6PM – 9:00PM
Intercontinental Los ANgeles Downtown
900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017
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