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Aronson, Arnold

Born: 1911 AD
Died: 1998 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Activists

         – Arnold Aronson came to the civil rights movement as a leader of the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council (NJCRAC), a coalition of national and local Jewish agencies.

1950-1960 – As co-founder of the pioneering Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, a driving force behind the passage of the landmark civil rights legislation, longtime President of the LCCR Education Fund, and Program Director for the National Jewish Community Relations Council.

1963 – Joined Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as one of the ten leaders of the March on Washington.

1998 – Died on February 17th.