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Winter To Be Honored with National Race Amity Medal of Honor
October 30, 2013

The Honorable William F. Winter, special counsel in the firm's Government Relations Practice Group in the Jackson office, will be honored on November 1, 2013 at the 2013 National Race Amity Conference with the National Race Amity Medal of Honor. The National Center for Race Amity (NCRA) was established in January 2010. It is based at Wheelock College in Boston, Massachusetts and received its founding grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The National Center for Race Amity has several initiatives: expansion of the Campus Conversations on Race model in a national network of colleges that employ the strategy of training student co-facilitators to guide peer group discussions on race and ethnicity; development of theater based race amity education programs targeting middle school students; and impacting the public discourse on race through the annual National Race Amity Conference, organizing the Towards E Pluribus Unum initiative which seeks to establish National Race Amity Day, and research and development of The Human Being Curriculum® for national and international dissemination. The other “Medal of Honor” award recipients include: Dwight W. Allen – Educator, Ken Burns – Filmmaker, Xernona Clayton – Civil Rights Leader and Television Executive, Thomas Menino – Mayor of Boston, Luis Murillo – Governor, Choco, Colombia, Peggy McIntosh – Educator and Equity Advocate, Deval Patrick - Governor of Massachusetts, and Colette Phillips – Public Relations Executive.