2018 – Advocacy
Ladonna Harris is the founder and president of Americans for Indian Opportunity. As a national leader, she has influenced the agendas of civil rights, feminist, environmental, and world peace movements. She was a founding member of Common Cause and the National Urban Coalition and is an ardent spokesperson against poverty and social injustice. As an advocate for women’s rights, she was an original convener of the National Women’s Political Caucus. She was the 1980 vice-presidential nominee on the Citizens Party ticket with Barry Commoner.