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    Shirley Franklin (2005)

    2005 Profile in Courage Award Recipient Shirley Franklin became Mayor of Atlanta in 2001, having never before run for public office. She inherited an $82 million budget deficit – about a fifth of the city’s total budget – and a crisis of confidence in the public management of the city. Atlanta’s sewer system needed immediate and massive repairs, an...

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    Hilda Solis (2000)

    California State Senator Hilda Solis overcame the strong opposition of a former governor and the California business community to win environmental protections for minority communities. Arguing that polluting projects were disproportionately located near minority and low-income neighborhoods, Solis successfully marshaled support for her environment...

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    California Legislator Named John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award Recipient (April 18, 2000)
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    Boston: A California state senator who overcame the strong opposition of a former governor and the California business community to win environmental protections for minority communities has been named the winner of the 2000 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award ®.

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