American Jewish Committee (AJC) Atlanta has been presenting the National Human Relations Award for more than 40 years. The award is presented to leaders whose work within the community reflects the mission of AJC.

In 2020, AJC Atlanta will be honoring Senator Johnny Isakson. Senator Isakson was a highly respected leader in the U.S. Senate, who built coalitions and worked across the aisle on issues of importance to Georgians and all Americans. He has a long history of support for the Jewish community and Israel. AJC is proud to honor Senator Isakson in recognition of his distinguished service on behalf of his constituents in Georgia and the across the country.



David Abney

F. Duane Ackerman

Richard Anderson

Dr. Sanford S. Atwood*

Governor Roy Barnes

Tom Bell

Cathleen P. Black

Frank Blake

Paul BowersHarold Brockey*

D.W. Brooks*

President Jimmy Carter

Anne Cox Chambers*

John L. Clendenin

A.D. “Pete” Correll

A.W. “Bill” Dahlberg

Mike Eskew

Mayor Shirley Franklin

Larry Gellerstedt III

Mary D. Gellerstedt

Jim Hannan

L. Phillip Humann

Ben F. Johnson, III

Ingrid Saunders Jones

Blaine Kelley, Jr.

James C. Kennedy

Muhtar Kent

Phil Kent

Donald R. Keough*

Bernard Marcus

Justus C. Martin, Jr.*

John W. McIntyre*

Senator Sam Nunn

Vicki Palmer

John C. Portman, Jr.

G. Joseph Prendergast

John G. Rice

D. Raymond Riddle

HJ Russell & Company

Herman Russell*

Donata R. Major

Jerome Russell

Michael Russell

Jack Sawyer

Jack Tarver*

Carol B. Tomé

Ted Turner

John A. Williams*

Thomas R. Williams*


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