Ryan Haygood '97 Earns National Bar Association Award

Ryan Haygood '97 has been selected for a National Bar Association Award.

The NBA's Vince Monroe Townsend, Jr. Legacy Award was established in 1998 and is presented to individuals who exhibit historic and continual leadership in the civil rights arena.

Haygood will receive the award on July 28, during the National Bar Association's 97th Annual Convention.

As a nationally respected civil rights lawyer and president and CEO of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, Haygood advocates on behalf of urban communities to increase access to opportunities. He received his bachelor of arts in American history and political science from CC and his law degree from the University of Colorado. Haygood is also vice chair of the Colorado College Board of Trustees.
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