Honorary Co-Sponsors

A growing collection of politicians, activists, artists and social leaders have leant their support to the International Human Rights Art Festival



National Medal of the Arts winner Norman Lear

Actor/Singer Barbra Streisand

Actor Kathleen Turner

Senator Charles E. Schumer (NY)

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY)

Senator Bernie Sanders (VT)

Senator Ben Cardin (MD)

Senator Chris Van Hollen (MD)

Senator Susan Collins (ME)

Congressman and Civil Rights Hero John Lewis (GA)

Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez (NY)

Congressman Keith Ellison (MN)

Congressman James P. McGovern (MA)

Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD)

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL)

Congresswoman Norma Torres (CA)

Congressman Ted Lieu (CA)

New York State Assemblywoman Deborah Glick

New York City Councilman and Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer

Chinese Human Rights Defender and Democracy Activist Wei Jingsheng