CHICAGO (Nov. 4, 2020) – Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, a not-for-profit organization that advocates for key human rights issues, has once again partnered with Hanold Associates on its search for the next Board member to serve on its Board of Directors. Jason Hanold and Sarah Kennedy are leading the search.
The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from varied sectors, including those in the corporate, human rights, entertainment and public sectors. Members are identified and selected based on their demonstrated interest and commitment to social justice and advancing the legacy and vision of Robert F. Kennedy. Current members include Ethel Kennedy (Founder), Robert Smith (Vista Equity Partners), Harry Belafonte (activist and entertainer), Martin Sheen (actor) and Joseph Kennedy III among others. The Leadership Council includes leaders such as Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former President, Bill Clinton.
Robert F. Kennedy’s career in public service was distinguished by his willingness to join local activists in demanding change. Whether aiding the Freedom Riders in Alabama, encouraging anti-Apartheid students in South Africa or breaking bread with Cesar Chavez in California, Robert F. Kennedy believed in standing with those who stood against oppression. Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights continues his legacy of joining the brave women and men on the front lines of the struggle for justice. From lawsuits to lesson plans, their programs are designed to empower activists working for change from the ground up.
Directors have three-year renewable terms and are uniquely placed to help identify strategies to improve and grow the organization and support effective implementation of those strategies. In short, through Board leadership, active support of management and participation in the suite of RFK Human Rights programs and events, Directors play an essential role in the life of the organization.
Hanold Associates recently placed eight new members on the RFK Board of Directors.
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Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search is a retained boutique executive search firm focused on HR and Diversity & Inclusion Officers and Board Directors. Our client list is diverse across industries, geographies and business scenarios, and culture is at the core of everything we do. Our clients include the National Football League, Zoom, Domino’s Pizza, Under Armour, Patagonia, Gucci, The New York Times, Tom Brady’s TB12, Kohler, REI, Live Nation Entertainment, Dick’s Sporting Goods, McDonald’s, Major League Baseball, Kellogg, Apollo, Big Ten Conference, Blackstone, TPG, L Catterton, Northwestern University, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Electronic Arts, Fiat-Chrysler, SC Johnson, eBay, Moderna, Hillrom, Great Place To Work, Fossil, Vail Resorts, AbbVie, Carnival Corp., Biogen, Allstate, Bridgestone, Wikimedia, ClubCorp, Nike, Abercrombie & Fitch, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Ford Motor Company, among others.