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Ed Roberts Awards 2019

TheCIL is proud to have brought together an amazing group to honor three individuals who have worked to advance disability rights and the independent living movement on the evening of Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the University Club.


Our Honorees


Hon. Thelton E. Henderson

Judge Henderson will receive the Ed Roberts Award for his successful work in championing the civil rights of the most marginalized and vulnerable segments in American society.



Gerald Baptiste

Gerald will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for his 30 years of leadership at TheCIL, working to bring disability resources and services to people in the community and worldwide.



Ted Dienstfrey

Ted will receive the Special Recognition Award for his dedicated service and leadership on TheCIL Board, securing over $1 million in funding for our organization.





For more information about the recipients, recap photos, and to stay up to date about future Ed Roberts Awards, visit EdRobertsAwards.org.

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