...Hans Vestberg as its 2021 Ripple of Hope Award Laureates. For 53 years, the Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award has honored exemplary leaders who have taken a bold stand for justice and human rights. “We need the decisive, moral leadership of people like our 2021 Ripple of Hope Award laureates to uplift the voices of the marginalized and dismantle the oppressive structural causes of injustice and inequality across all arenas,” said Kerry Kennedy, President of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights.
"My father was a firm believer in a fair and free press as one of the greatest bulwarks of democracy, and that conviction continues to power our work at RFK Human Rights today," said Kerry Kennedy, president of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. "We're proud to support journalists in their commitment to speak truth to power, keeping us informed and engaged when our democracy is most at risk."
Kerry Kennedy, President of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Foundation, will be a speaker at the Fifth International Vatican Conference presented by The Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture and The Cura Foundation. The conference will be held May 6-8, 2021.
On Thursday December 10th, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights hosted its 52nd annual Ripple of Hope Award ceremony, recognizing five courageous humanitarians: Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the NIAID; Dolores Huerta, founder & president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation and co-founder of United Farm Workers of America; Colin Kaepernick, human rights activist, co-founder of Know Your Rights Camp, and Super Bowl quarterback; Dan Schulman, president & CEO of PayPal; and Dan Springer, CEO of DocuSign.
“The Munduruku people in Brazil are warriors ... and they have survived more than 500 years of oppression, of attempts to destroy their ancestral lands and attempts to abscond with their natural resources,” Kerry Kennedy, President of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, said.