Warren I. Cikins Personal Papers

Papers, 1922-2011 (bulk 1948-2004). Congressional staffer; federal and local government official; educator; consultant; advocate for criminal justice reform. Legislative assistant, Congressman Brooks Hays of Arkansas (1956-1959); legislative assistant and press secretary, Senator Clair Engle of California (1959-1960); research analyst, Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (1960-1961); assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Affairs, U.S. Department of State (1961-1962); White House staffer (1962-1966); staff director, Senate Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations (1962-1963); special assistant to the staff director, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (1963-1965); special assistant to the administrator for equal opportunity, Agency for International Development (1965-1967); director of legislative affairs, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (1967-1969); management consultant (1969-1975); Mount Vernon Supervisor, Fairfax County (Va.) Board of Supervisors (1975-1980); senior staff member, Center for Public Policy Education, the Brookings Institution (1975-1993); vice chairman, National Committee on Community Corrections (1987-2004); author, In Search of Middle Ground: Memoirs of a Washington Insider (2005). Professional and personal papers documenting lengthy career in Washington, D.C., and community volunteer work, with an emphasis on civil rights, intergovernmental relations, equal employment regulations, health care policy, criminal justice, and prison industries. Correspondence, drafts, writings, reports, conference files, notes, research material, press releases, speeches, and news clippings.
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