Andrew Young has earned worldwide recognition as a pioneer in and champion of civil and human rights. His more than 65 years of influence includes roles as a Congress member, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, mayor of Atlanta, and ordained minister. During the 1960s, he played a crucial role in Civil Rights campaigns leading to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

As Atlanta’s mayor, Young attracted more than 1,100 businesses, generated more than 1 million jobs, and brought in $70 billion in foreign investments. He has received numerous honorary degrees and awards, including an Emmy Lifetime Achievement award. He serves on several boards and founded the Andrew J. Young Foundation to promote education, health, leadership, and human rights.


  • “Navigating Leadership Storms”
    Thursday, March 21, 2024: 6:00pm-7:30pm
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