Human Rights Award Nominations
Two International Human Rights Awards for Service to Humanity will again be presented at the 2013 World Conference. Please consider nominating persons from your field for this honor. The Human Rights Awards are intended to recognize individuals who are in the forefront of organizations and causes working to alleviate human suffering and advocate for basic human rights. Deadline for nominations: October 7, 2012.
Criteria to be used in the selection of two honorees are:
• Maintained a sustained commitment and given exceptional service in affirming the essential rights for peaceful assembly, free speech, specific cultural identities, formation of mutually cooperative human communities, or freedom from fear and threats to personal safety and well-being.
• Been in the forefront of causes working to alleviate suffering and to promote basic human rights.
• Had an impact on a community outside the church – on a local, national, or international level.
• Had an impact on church policy, hymnody, curriculum theology, or other area.
Make nominations by e-mailing the name, address, and a paragraph describing the work of your nominee to Terry Read.